Work strain

Repetitive strain injuries

Different types of illness due to work are disorders of the muscles, tendons and joints (particularly in the back, hands and arms). Symptoms vary from mild aches and pains to sever pain and disability. Osteopathy can successfully treat many of the common problems resulting from work strain.

Osteopathy for work strain
Osteopaths are skilled in recognising the variety of effects work strain may have and are able to successfully treat many of the resulting conditions.

Common problems could be caused by:

  • Forceful or repetitive movements:
    • Carpal tunnel syndrome
    • Tenosynovitis
    • Tendinitis and tendinopathy
    • Peritendinitis
    • Epicondylitis
    • Mouse wrist pain
  • Manual handling and lifting:
    • Muscle and tendon injuries
    • Intervertebral disc lesions (slipped disc)
    • Sciatica
  • Unsuitable posture or repetitive movements:
    • Lower back pain
    • Neck and shoulder pain
    • Computer hump
    • Repetitive strain injury

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