What Is Repetitive Strain Injury?:

RSI describes a painful condition generally associated with doing a particular activity repeatedly or for a long period of time.  It often occurs as a result of working with computers and typing or repetitive manual work.

The term RSI covers a number of muscle-related injuries.

Tendonitis: Inflammation of a tendon.

Carpal tunnel syndrome: Pain or weakness in your forearm or hand.

Tennis/Golfer's elbow: Muscular pain in biceps and triceps.

Dupuytren's contractute. (A condition that causes your fingers to bend up towards the palm of your hand.)

Writer's cramp: Cramp of your hand and fingers.

RSI has a wide range of symptoms including pain and tenderness in your muscles and joints.  You will probably notice symptoms most when you're doing the activity that caused them.

Symptoms that occur in your upper body include: a sharp or dull ache, stiffness, tingling, numbness, weakness, cramp.

The pain may get worse and become constant, even when your resting.  It may get that you find you aren't able to do routine work or household activities, RSI can be very painful at night when in bed.

Please Note: It's important to see your Doctor as soon as you notice any pain in a particular area that lasts for more than a couple of weeks.

Hot and Cold Stone Deep Tissue Therapy For RSI:

Using a unique combination of Hot and Cold Stones to warm and relax the tension areas associated with RSI. Pain can be held in the muscles and deferred throughout the upper body ie: Back, neck, shoulders, arms, hands, wrists, and fingers (also in upper and lower legs, hamstrings and calf muscles).  Hot stones help to release this locked in trauma deep within the muscles which have been overused and damaged in repetitive movements.

Benefits of using Cold Stones:

Reducing swelling and inflammation of muscles and helping ease muscle spasms, excellent pain relief for sore and damaged muscles ( cold stone produce an analgesic effect, the body releases a natural pain relief substance (Prostaglandin) into the muscles when cold is applied.

Hot and Cold Stone therapy combined with myofascial release and trigger point therapy is an ideal antidote to helping and relieving the symptoms of RSI and can help stop it becoming Chronic or even developing RSI.

60 mins: £45.  90 mins: £60.