Musculoskeletal Pain Articles
Articles and resources to help you understand and deal with pain due to ergonomic factors.
Knee Pain and Ergonomics
On the surface, the knee is a very simple joint. It bends and it straightens. Detailed study reveals that other movements are required of the knee with every step we take. This article introduces ergonomic concepts to common problems and suggests some solutions.
The Benefits of Pain - An RSI Perspective
Pain is defined as an unpleasant sensory & emotional experience associated with actual or portential tissue damage. Although often connected with negative feelings, the experience of pain has important functions. With thought and deliberation, RSI sufferers can use pain signals to improve pain.
The Effect of Smoking on Repetitive Strain Injuries
Smoking is a difficult but important issue to address with those who suffer from repetitive strain injuries. Nicotine has an impact on healing - compromising circulation and blood flow. This article describes the effect of nicotine on the body and the impact it has injury recovery.
Use of Heat & Cold to Relieve Repetitive Strain Pain Ergonomics Homepage | Editor's Picks Articles | Top Ten Articles | Ergonomics Site Map
FAQ - Do I use heat or cold to relieve pain from carpal tunnel syndrome (tendinitis, tennis elbow, other repetitive strain injury)? Both heat and cold offer benefit for relieving the pain associated with repetitive strain. Here are some guidelines to help you choose which will work for you.
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