There is a rapidly increasing need for management of work-related upper limb disorders. Conditions also known as repetitive strain injury (RSI), cumulative trauma disorder or non-specific arm pain (NSAP).
Overuse-type conditions typically have a gradual onset and may have a history associated with a change in work practice and/or increased stress.
Hand therapists are often involved in managing these conditions, and use a variety of treatment approaches:
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