There a many terms, abbreviations and acronymns used when discussing RSI. Here are a few of the ones we have come across.
||Small fluid-filled sacs that protect and lubricate pressure points in the body (e.g. Between bones and tendons/muscles)|
||Inflammation of the ‘Bursa’|
|Carpal Tunnel Syndrome||Compression of the median nerve which can cause pain, a feeling of cold, tingling, ‘pins and needles’ and weakness|
||Carpal Tunnel Syndrome|
|Dorsiflexion||Bending the wrist upwards – typically while using a mouse or keyboard. Resting the heel of your palm on the desk and lifting your fingers to use the mouse/keyboard causes dorsiflexion|
|RSI||Repetitive Strain Injury|