Do You Suffer from Repetitive Strain Injury?
We can help. Lisa Sattler, PT, DPT, MS & Associates are experts in the diagnosis and succesful treatment of Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI). Call us today and let us use our expertise to formulate an individualized treatment plan to get you on the path to wellness.
What is RSI?
RSI is a cumulative trauma disorder (CTD) stemming from prolonged repetitive, forceful, or awkward hand movements. The result is damage to muscles, tendons, and nerves of the neck, shoulder, forearm, and hand, which can cause pain, weakness, numbness, or impairment of motor control.
- Tension, cramping, shooting pains or general soreness in wrists, hands, arms, elbows and shoulders.
- Numbness, tingling, or weakness in hands or arms.
- Aches or stiffness in hands, wrists, arms, elbows, shoulders, neck and upper back.
- Cold hands.
- Pain in hands, wrists, fingers, arms or elbows that wakes you up at night.
- Loss of strength or coordination in hands.
- Tightness, stiffness, soreness or burning in the hands, wrists, fingers, forearms, or elbows.
- Upper back, neck and shoulder strain, stiffness or pain when playing an instrument or using the computer.
Conditions include: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Cubital Tunnel Syndrome, Regional Complex Pain Syndrome Type I & II, Stenosing Tenosynovitis, DeQuervain's Syndrome, Medial and/or Lateral Epicondylitis, Golfer's Elbow, Tennis Elbow, Tendinitis, Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, Radial Tunnel Syndrome, Nintendo Thumb, Focal Dystonia