Thursday, March 22, 2012

RSIRescue.com

Resources for the Prevention and Treatment of Computer-Related Repetitive Strain Injury

New Site/Old Site

We've converted our site to Blogger so it's easier to provide updates. If you want something you saw on an earlier visit, here's our old site.

Our Book

Now in its 8th printing...
"It's Not Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, RSI Theory and Therapy for Computer Professionals" by Jack Bellis & Suparna Damany
On Amazon

Ergonomic Equipment Giveaway Has Ended

  • The ergo giveaway has ended for now but we will fulfill the open requests that were previously submitted. We've given away the following items. Thanks for participating and congrats to those who "fished their wish"! We might do another round later, so check back occasionally.
  1. Pending: CR, Montana
  2. Pending: JC, California
  3. November, 2013: Vertical Mouse to RM, Santa Rosa, CA
  4. May, 2013: Vertical Mouse to PD, New South Wales, Australia
  5. January, 2013: Vertical Mouse 4 to NL, London, UK
  6. December, 2012: Vertical Mouse 4 to NM, Salinas CA
  7. October, 2012: Armaid sent to CV, Layton Utah
  8. September, 2012: Armaid, sent to FH Manitoba, Canada
  9. August, 2012: Vertical Mouse 4 Wireless, sent to CS Spanish Fork, UT.
  10. March, 2012: Vertical Mouse 4, sent to IH Spring Hill, FL
  11. February,  2012: Vertical Mouse 4 to KM Holland, PA
  12. August, 2011:  Kinesis Freestyle Solo with 20" separation to JP Lake Luzerne, NY

Our Theory in a Nutshell... or a 5-Page Nutshell

The following figure pretty much distills our 234-page book down as far as it can go. If it makes sense, the read more, our 5-page theory... it might explain why no one else seems to solve your RSI!


5 comments:

  1. Jack! Thanks for the amazing book. Is there a way I could find out if there is someone who Suparna might recommend in northern California? I am in need of serious help

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    1. Amar, sorry for the late reply. We're just getting into the Blogger way of working. Sorry, can't recommend anyone but Suparna did reply to another inquiry about what to look for in a therapist. You could also join Sorehand.org and inquire there. -Jack

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  2. Good Job Jack and Suparna. I live in Central Florida, which makes it rather difficult for me to consult you in person. Is there any PT around here that you could refer. if not, could you let me know what to look for when choosing a PT?

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    1. Rana, Sorry for the late reply. Look for a PT who'll do a thorough evaluation and target the causes of the problem, not just the symptoms. You may need some manual therapy, so you should look for a therapist who is knowledgeable in that. After your symptoms have been controlled, you'll need a comprehensive exercise program, and possibly some endurance training to get back to /continue with the activity that caused the injury. You need someone whose knowledge you trust to be able to guide you through the ups and downs of recovery. Hope this helps!
      Regards, Suparna

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