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RSI Help with Deborah Quilter

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Author Deborah Quilter brings you the best news and information about repetitive strain injury (RSI). For more, visit RSIHelp.com. The information in these episodes are not intended as medical advice; please consult your personal physician. To order transcripts of this show, email (above) with the date and title of the show.

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San Francisco hand surgeoin Robert Markison, MD, gives us a rundown of the most common common ways that the nerves becomes injured, the symptoms of this injury, how they are treated -- and that all-important question: Why do... more

Most people never think about the body unless something goes wrong with it. This seems to be especially common with the hand – and a certain digit in the hand, the thumb. What could possibly go wrong? But ask anybody who has... more

Tendinitis is one of the most common manifestations of repetitive strain injury, and anyone who has experienced it knows how debilitating it can be. They also know how quickly you can reinjure yourself and what it's like to cope with a... more

Many people approach flexibility the wrong way by forcing a greater range of motion than is comfortable. Not only is this painful, it could also lead to injuries such as ruptured discs, torn muscles and ligaments. If you feel so tight that... more

Meet your scalenes! These are tiny muscles located on the side of your neck. Who would think they could cause so much trouble in your upper back, arms and hands? Learn how to increase your scalene mobility in the short lesson.

Chronic neck pain is one of the top complaints among computer users. In fact, many repetitive strain injuries stem from neck tension. Today we're going to learn a short neck release that can be enormously useful in rotating the upper... more

Laura Miner has had repetitive strain injury since 1991. Here she shares with listeners what she wishes she had known then.

Maybe you're sitting at your desk right now and you're experiencing some pain for a while, so you have decided that it's finally time to get that new chair or an economic keyboard or a sit/stand desk. You invite the ergonomics consultant in,... more

If you have problems with your hands, and you're looking for a new career, maybe you should consider voiceovers. To tell us about creating a new career as a voiceover artist, we have invited the brilliant teacher and New York City casting... more

Many people hear that yoga can be very healing – and it can, but when it comes to RSI you have to be extremely careful in your practice. Leslie Kaminoff, a yoga educator with over three decades' experience in the fields of yoga, breath... more

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