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Coping Successfully with RSI

2.67  ·  Rating Details ·  3 Ratings  ·  2 Reviews
An introduction to Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), which is muscle pain connected to any kind of repeated physical activity, becoming more common amongst computer users. As with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome the problems evade straightforward medical diagnosis or treatment, and have psychological as well as physical implications. This book tackles all the problems associated wi ...more
Paperback, 133 pages
Published January 1st 1999 by Sheldon Press
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Nicola
Apr 09, 2009 Nicola rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction, health
This book provides a good overview of various treatments available to sufferers of RSI and advice on how to change your lifestyle to improve your recovery. It’s UK-centric, so it advises in terms of the NHS, which is useful. I worried that it might be rather dated, but apart from the chapter on computer software (good for a chuckle), the advice seems timeless.

What is limited is its information on useful stretches. There’s a very short list, poorly described, with stick-figure illustrations (whic
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Jo
Jun 09, 2012 Jo rated it liked it
Shelves: non-fiction
Having recently been diagnosed with RSI (or work related upper limb disorder) I figured I need all the help I can get. Well, all I can say is that the authors are a bunch of doom merchants. Every other page demanded that I be depressed and anxious because there is no cure!! Okay, so I've accepted that I'm facing a lifetime of pain and discomfort but there's no need to cry about it (must be my tough Yorkshire spirit). There were some useful points and I will be looking into some of the alternativ ...more
Daniel Forsyth
Daniel Forsyth rated it it was ok
May 15, 2014
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Maggie Black is the author of several publications including From Handpumps to Health: The Evolution of Water and Sanitation Programmes in Bangladesh, India and Nigeria and In the Twilight Zone: Child Workers in the Hotel, Tourism and Catering Industry. She has worked as a consultant for UNICEF, Anti-Slavery International, and WaterAid, among others, and has written for The Guardian, The Economist ...more
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