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Your Physiotherapist Newsletter Autumn 2010

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Computer ergonomics and physiotherapy

Does work give you a pain in the neck and back?

With the rapid development of computers an increasing number of people are working in offices for long hours in relatively fixed positions, performing repetitive movements while working hard to meet deadlines. These aches and pains are felt in the neck, shoulder, upper and lower back, wrist and elbow joints. In some cases, the nerves to the hand become compressed, causing weakness and/or tingling in the fingers. These symptoms can occur in the onset of Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI), which may include damage to tendons, muscles, nerves and other soft tissues from
repeated physical movements over time.

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Stand Firm - Don’t Let Heel Pain Stop You

Plantar Fasciitis is a common overuse injury affecting the sole or flexor surface (plantar) of the foot. A diagnosis of plantar fasciitis means you have inflamed the tough, fibrous band of tissue (fascia) connecting your heel bone to the base of your toes.

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