RSI is an umbrella term that refers to a variety of conditions that arise out of constantly putting pressure on particular areas of the body over a long period of time. While some people experience RSI in their wrists and hands, others have RSI conditions that affect their shoulders and necks. Regardless of the area of the body that is affected, these condition cause numbness, pain, swelling and general discomfort.
Because RSI conditions take years to develop, understanding the root causes of them, as well as the associated preventative measures you can take, is important to warding off RSI or preventing it from worsening if you already suffer from it. In this article, we will dispel some of the most common myths associated with RSI to help you better understand the condition.
Here is a list of some common RSI myths:
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