Tendon problems in the forearm wrist and hand are currently banded together under the heading Repetitive Strain Injury. Whilst this relatively, new, name accurately describes the cause of the problem an accurate diagnosis needs to be made to determine which tendon is affected. RSI occurs when the patient is doing the same repetitive action over and over again during a working day. If their posture is wrong or they are putting undue strain on the body a RSI may develop. Usually RSI only develops in people who have tight connective tissue and are unable to allow the body to accommodate the new activity without causing pain.

TREATMENT

Treatment with Manual Lymph Drainage and Connective Tissue Manipulation reduces the tension in the connective tissue in the area, improves the circulation and settles the inflammation. See Golfers Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Tendon Injury.