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  1. 1. <ul><li>Computer Related Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>or </li></ul><ul><li>Repetitive Strain Injuries </li></ul>Dr. Venkata Ramana Rao C.I.E.(Sweden), B.P.T., P.G Dip.(Acu), RSI Specialist (Myotherapist & Ergonomist ) By http:// www.rsihealthcare.org Work & Wellness Corporate Health Services
  2. 2. <ul><li>Computer Professionals are at </li></ul><ul><li>high risk of </li></ul><ul><li>developing Repetitive Strain Injuries </li></ul><ul><li>( R S I ) </li></ul>Because of
  3. 3. <ul><li>Repeated Keystrokes </li></ul><ul><li>Clutching & dragging the mouse </li></ul><ul><li>Sitting Long hours in a chair </li></ul><ul><li>Looking at monitor continuously </li></ul>
  4. 4. Types of R S I <ul><li>Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ( Hand Pain ) </li></ul><ul><li>Back Pain </li></ul><ul><li>Thoracic Outlet Syndrome ( Neck & Arm pain ) </li></ul><ul><li>Tendinitis / Tenosynovitis ( S houlder & Wrist pain ) </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis Elbow ( Elbow Pain ) </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Vision syndrome </li></ul>
  5. 5. Symptoms of R S I <ul><li>Pain & Discomfort </li></ul><ul><li>Unusual sensations like (Burning, Tingling & Numbness) </li></ul><ul><li>Decreased ROM/Stiffness </li></ul><ul><li>Fatigue and Muscle weakness </li></ul><ul><li>Visual strain, tension headaches </li></ul>
  6. 6. R S I Facts & Figures <ul><li>OSHA estimate over 700,000 RSI’s occur every year. </li></ul><ul><li>15-25% of computer users throughout the world may have estimated RSI. (Source - BBC) </li></ul><ul><li>3 out of 5 office workers in Sweden have symptoms of RSI. </li></ul><ul><li>Every day 6 people in UK leave their jobs due to an RSI. </li></ul><ul><li>(Source - TUC) </li></ul>
  7. 7. Root Causes of R S I <ul><li>Inappropriate Workstation Setup </li></ul><ul><li>Poor body mechanics </li></ul><ul><li>Poor Work habits </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>All above said painful conditions are resulted from </li></ul><ul><li>Muscle imbalances and Trigger Points. </li></ul><ul><li>These are effectively treated </li></ul><ul><li>With </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>Ergonomics </li></ul><ul><li>Myotherapy </li></ul><ul><li>Physiotherapy </li></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture </li></ul>R X http://www.rsihealthcare.org
  10. 10. <ul><li>Prevention </li></ul><ul><li>is better </li></ul><ul><li>than Cure </li></ul>http://www.rsihealthcare.org
  11. 11. All R S I’s can be Prevented <ul><li>Postural Training </li></ul><ul><li>Good Work habits </li></ul><ul><li>Proper Workstation Setup </li></ul>by
  12. 12. Proper Workstation & Posture
  13. 13. Work Habits <ul><li>Warm-up </li></ul><ul><li>(Your muscles Before you begin work) </li></ul><ul><li>Frequent break </li></ul><ul><li>(1 min. for every 20 to 30 min.) </li></ul><ul><li>Stretches </li></ul>
  14. 14. Stretches Stretching is so easy... it costs nothing.
  15. 15. R S I Pain Clinics @ <ul><li>Praanadah Hospital Nikhil Hospitals </li></ul><ul><li>(Madhapur) (Srinagar Colony) </li></ul><ul><li>For Appointments contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Ph: +91-40-2373 3685 / 6550 3685, Mobile : +91-9441037720 </li></ul><ul><li>e – mail : [email_address] : http:// www.rsihealthcare.org </li></ul><ul><li>Myotherapy </li></ul><ul><li>Acupuncture </li></ul>Services offered…. <ul><li>Physiotherapy </li></ul><ul><li>Ergonomics </li></ul>
  16. 16. Thank You Stop pain, before IT stops you K E E P S E M P L O Y E E S H E A L T H Y & P R O D U C T I V E RSI may be worse than you think Prevent it before it causes permanent damage http:// www.rsihealthcare.org Work & Wellness Corporate Health Services

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