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Repetitive Strain Injury is a common condition that can be debilitating and affect your ability to carry out regular activities. nMotion Physical Therapy is the No. 1 choice for people with Repetitive Strain Injury in the greater Atlanta, Georgia area. Schedule your appointment today.
Get Treatment for Repetitive Strain Injury
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is a term used to describe a range of painful conditions related to tendons, muscles, and nerves, typically caused by overuse. It is also referred to as Repetitive Stress Injury. Studies show that around 25% of people between the ages of 41 and 63 years experience Repetitive Strain Injury. While it is less common for younger ages, it can affect adults of any age.
If you find yourself suffering from Repetitive Strain Injury, nMotion Physical Therapy can help. Our team of high-qualified physical therapists is available to help you overcome this condition. Our goal is to help you return to a more active and enjoyable lifestyle.
nMotion Physical Therapy has clinics in Alpharetta, Woodstock, Marietta, and Riverdale. To request an appointment, simply call the clinic of your choice or fill in our online form. Our team will respond within 24 hours.
What Is Repetitive Strain Injury?
Repetitive Strain Injury is characterized by pair and/or impairment of function in tendons, muscles, and nerves. It is caused by the prolonged performance of repetitive tasks. Repetitive Strain Injury commonly affects one’s wrists, hands, neck, shoulders, elbows, and forearms.
Over time, repetitive actions can cause our muscles and tendons to become damaged. One example of a repetitive strain injury is carpal tunnel syndrome which is caused by pressure on the median nerve. A common cause of carpal tunnel syndrome is using a keyboard and mouse over an extended period of time. Other causes include lifting heavy objects and maintaining an abnormal posture for long periods. Previous injuries such as a rotator cuff tear can also lead to Repetitive Strain Injury.
Symptoms of Repetitive Strain Injury include pain or tenderness in the affected area. Sufferers may also experience stiffness or throbbing, numbness, and weakness. Over time, people may have difficulty completing everyday tasks due to Repetitive Strain Injury.
Physical Therapy for Repetitive Strain Injury
When it comes to Repetitive Strain Injury, physical therapy can reduce often result in a reduction in pain one experiences. It can also restore strength, and improve range of motion. Physical therapy for Repetitive Strain Injury may include postural retraining. Our team may also advise on practical ergonomic interventions.
If you are suffering from Repetitive Strain Injury, schedule an appointment with one of our experienced and qualified physical therapists today. It is important not to delay seeking treatment for this condition, as it may increase the overall treatment time.
Choose nMotion Physical Therapy
For effective treatment of Repetitive Strain Injury, schedule an appointment with nMotion Physical Therapy. Alpharetta, Woodstock, Marietta, and Riverdale GA. nMotion Physical Therapy specializes in physical therapy, hand therapy, sports rehab, work injury rehab, and custom splinting.