Pain with no gain<br />Nieves Barreda <br />Maria Gabriela Rivas<br />Omar Molina<br />Patricia Diquez<br />
Origins of the phrase<br />“Pain with no gain” is an adaptation of the phrase “No pain, No gain”, and according to some opinions, it means:<br />That quote originated about 10 years ago from the website Despair.org. It featured anti-motivational posters that looked like the ones you hang in the office. This one particular poster showed a boxer being punched in the face with the word "Agony" below it. At the very bottom it read "Not all pain is gain". <br />"No pain no gain" suggesting that pain=gain. "Not all pain is gain" means pain doesn‘t always result in gain<br />“without pain you get nothing (no pain no gain)though you are working hard, every time it is not sure you may success or fail.. that is why not all pain is gain”<br />“Pain sometimes makes you stronger. but sometimes actually HURTS you.”<br />“Good pain comes from a good work-out by exercising because you're strengthening your body so the temporary pain is worth it. Pain from being sick or having an accident is pain without gaining anything but suffering.”<br />According to this concept, misuse of work tools, excess of time spent on the work area and bad posture, or a careless attitude towards our health and lifestyle, can result, in Pain without any gain but damaging one’shealth.<br />
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)<br />Potentially debilitating condition resulting from overusing the hands to perform a repetitive task, such as typing, writing, or clicking a mouse<br />
Sympathy pains. Feeling pain when someone else talks about their hand pain.</li></li></ul><li>RSI Repercussion<br />Unablility to open doors<br />Unability to prepare your own food<br />Unability to do laundry, drive, write, type and shake hands.<br />Limited day-to-day functionality, loss of independence.<br />
RSI Prevention<br /><ul><li>Take breaks when using a computer.
When writing, avoid gripping the pen/pencil tightly.</li></li></ul><li>Stretching and strengthening<br />Wall stretch: great for stretching out the shoulder, arm, wrist, and hand all at once<br />Doorway: This stretches the Pecs and shoulder.<br />
Stretching and strengthening<br />Neck Side Extension<br />Neck Rotation<br />Neck Glide<br />Neck Stretch<br />
Stretching and strengthening<br />The "Dog"<br />Standing Back Extension <br />Bend Over<br />Piriformis Standing<br />
Ergonomics<br /><ul><li>It’s the study of how a workplace and the equipment used there can best be designed for comfort, efficiency, safety, and productivity.</li></ul>Characteristics:<br />You are able to work longer<br />Prevents discomfort<br />Reduces operating fatigue<br />Prevents back pain<br />Maximizes productivity<br />
Ergonomics<br /><ul><li>Things to consider in your workspace:
Ergonomic chair: keep in mind it is useless if you slouch.
Wrist rest: not to be used as cushions while writing but during breaks.
Alarm clock: set for every 15 minutes and atke a break.
Ergonomic keyboard: can take the strain off your wrists and fingers.</li></ul> The most important thing when buying a gadget is using it properly, if not, it could be counterproductive.<br />
Conclusion<br /> In order to avoid injures related with the use of our workplaces, and to follow the recommendations detailed before in this presentation, we must be conscious about our integral health, do outdoor activities, like swimming, running, or so many others that can keep us more relaxed and healthy to face our jobs and obligations.<br />Pain with No Gain is our worst enemy<br />