Furniture is one of the most important assets any business will have. Whilst it may not be the most expensive, without it, a business will be able to get very little done, and without the right furniture, morale will drop and efficiency will drop with it. Furthermore, the wrong furniture may simply exacerbate physical maladies or even lead to staff having to take lengthy periods off work due to repetitive strain injuries or the likes of chronic back pain.
REPETITITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI) AND MAGNESIUM AND FLUORIDE INTAKE SOURCE: New Zealand Medical Journal | Year: 1985 | Vol: 98 | Pages 556-58 | By Smith, G.E. Repetitive strain injury (RSI), a “new” clinical syndrome, is characterized chiefly by a severe pain in wrists, forearms, hands and fingers. Although to date, the cause and pathogenesis of RSI is obscure, it is clearly related to frequent physical stresses; it seems to involve, mainly, musculoskeletal structures. In 12 RSI subjects…
Information graphic about carpal tunnel syndrome and advice on repetitive strain injury, including links to acupressure points for wrist pain.
Employee Repetitive Motion or Strain Injury. Workers subject to repetitive activity, exertions, vibration, and awkward position suffer RSI, or repetitive use injury, overuse, or stress injury. Common arm injuries include rotator cuff injury, carpal and cubital tunnel, tendinitis, and nerve disorders. RSI affects the muscles, ligaments, tendons, nerves, joints and neck and low back vertebra. The Law Office of James M. Hoffmann, attorneys handling Workers Compensation.