Repetative Stress Injury | CōLAB Health & Body | Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic | Downtown Calgary, AB

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Repetative Stress Injury | CōLAB Health & Body | Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic | Downtown Calgary, AB

If you are suffering from the pain and discomfort of a repetitive strain injury, CōLAB Health and Body can help. Repetitive stress injuries (RSI) occur from the overuse or repeated use of the muscles, tendons nerves due to overuse or repeated use. Symptoms of RSI can be quite bothersome, and include pain, burning, stiffness, weakness, tingling muscle cramps and swelling . At CōLAB Health and Body, our experienced team can help with the treatment of repetitive stress injuries and help you get back to pain-free living.

What is a Repetative Stress Injury | CōLAB Health & Body | Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic | Downtown Calgary, AB

What is a Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)?

What is a Repetative Stress Injury | CōLAB Health & Body | Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic | Downtown Calgary, AB

Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI) are injuries to the tendons, muscles or nerves that are caused by repeated use of a particular body part, or too much stress placed on a particular body part. This can include your fingers and thumbs, elbow, forearm, knees, shoulder, hand or wrist. Any repetitive motion or movement, from practicing an instrument to typing on your computer, can cause a repetitive strain injury if you do it too often. RSI can cause pain and swelling from the inflammation of repeated stress. While the damage to your body usually is not permanent, it can be very painful and uncomfortable, and it can interfere with quality of life. CōLAB Health and Body is here to help with RSI.

Symptoms of Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)

  • Weakness
  • Stiffness
  • Tingling, numbness, or pins-and-needles
  • Muscle cramps
  • Swelling
  • Pain, which may feel like aching, burning, or throbbing
  • Sensitivity to cold or heat
Repetative Stress Injury Treatment | CōLAB Health & Body | Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic | Downtown Calgary, AB

Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)

Repetative Stress Injury Treatment | CōLAB Health & Body | Chiropractic & Wellness Clinic | Downtown Calgary, AB

When it comes to RSI, it is usually best to keep moving as much as possible. A trained physiotherapist can help you do this in a way that causes the least amount of discomfort. They will also help you to stretch and strengthen the affected muscles, and improve your posture. Since RSI are basically the result of doing more than your body can handle, many health professionals suggest that the best chance for recovery lies in eventually strengthening the body’s tissues. In a physical therapy program for this you will cross-train the muscle by doing another activity that works to strengthen it beyond what is needed for your daily activity.

  • Exercise to stretch and strengthen the affected area
  • Occupational or physical therapy
  • Condition exercises to help prevent future injury
  • Cold or heat applications
  • Injections
  • Medications

If you have been suffering with RSI, CōLAB Health and Body is here to help. We are committed to helping you lead a pain-free life. If you have any questions about RSI or RSI treatment options, or you would like to set up an appointment with one of our dedicated team members, please call us at (403) 263-7477 and we will be happy to help!

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