Understanding RSI and Its Impact on Tendons and Joints
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) is a common condition that affects individuals who perform repetitive tasks or use improper ergonomics in their daily activities. From office workers, gaming enthusiasts to factory workers, everyone is at risk of developing RSI through seemingly small, everyday movements. If left untreated, RSI can lead to various musculoskeletal issues, including tendonitis and inflammation. While traditional treatments like rest, physical therapy, and medications can be effective, many patients are turning to acupuncture as a complementary therapy to manage RSI-related tendonitis and inflammation. In this article, we explore how acupuncture can be a valuable addition to the treatment plan for patients with RSI and discuss the types of tendonitis and inflammation that can benefit from this ancient healing practice.