If you've experienced the nagging pain from texting, typing, using your mobile phone/ipod/blackberry or when playing your favourite video game... and you want to find instant relief from your pain...
You don't have to suffer from the chronic pain you get just from sending a simple text message, typing or using your controller.
Or... from working on your PC/Laptop/Tablet, or using your Mobile Phone or even when playing your favorite game -- any longer...
If you think you may be getting "blackberry thumb", or "ipod finger" problems that are leading to chronic pain...
There is a solution to your pain and it can be relieved without surgery!
Here is just some of what you'll learn when you read the book:
- RSIs develop from small traumas (micro traumas) that occur over time. As each event is so small, the damage may go undetected for years, whilst individuals continue doing the damaging activities -- find out how to tell if you are susceptible to getting RSI and how to prevent it.
- The three main signs of repetitive strain injury (RSI) – and how to quickly and easily recognize each.
- Discover the difference between: Carpel Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), Tendonitis (also, tendinitis), Tenosynovitis, Diffuse RSI or non-specific pain syndrome (NSPS), Bursitis, Rotator Cuff Tendonitis and lesser known RSIs.
- Early warning signs of RSI – what to look for in yourself, your family and children and how to help prevent over exposure to damaging devices and limit their use in innovative ways.
- 7 risk factors to RSI you can avoid or reduce your exposure to repetitive strain injuries.
- Common treatments for Repetitive Strain Injuries – and how to know if a treatment is right for you, your child or loved one.
- You may have cold hands, are feeling easily over-tired and may be experiencing weakness in your arms. Find out what you need to know to see if it is RSI related or not and if you should see a doctor about it.
- Wondering if that headache is due to RSI? Find out the key factors that indicate you have an RSI headache.
- Questions you should always ask before submitting your child or loved one for a particular treatment – this information will help ensure the treatment that’s right for him or her.
- The effectiveness of RSI treatments and what works and what doesn't and why.
- The most common RSI treatments used today – plus how to combine in-home exercises to your treatment plan.
- Is it early-onset arthritis or problems with repetitive strain injury? - Find out how you can tell inside this book!
- 3 tips for getting a referral to an RSI knowledgeable specialist – Your doctor may refer you to specialists such as a neurologist, rheumatologist, occupational physician, sports medicine doctor, or physiatrist.
- Supplements that have been shown to benefit those with RSI – discover how vitamin supplements can help your body stay healthy and curb the harmful effects of too much strain.
- 16 medically based treatments - including the pros and cons of surgery. Find out how to get the best treatment options possible to ensure the most effective treatment.
- Simple methods for coping with RSI, and how to rethink how you live your life. Find simple tricks to reduce the repetitive tasks you must do while still enjoying things you love to do!
- How to understand and use alternative therapies. The book covers 17 alterative therapies you can use to help speed your recovery.
- How to deal with the relationship related problems with RSI – follow these tips to connect with your loved one and still enjoy the intimate side of your life.
- How to ask for help at home and at work – so you don't feel you are asking too much of people and how not feel uncomfortable about asking for help.
- How to use an RSI trained dog – to do some of the simple things you can't do for yourself and the tasks a dog could do for a person with RSI.
And much, much more!