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RSI and Overuse Injury Association of the ACT, Inc online

We’re here to help you with your RSI! We’re a non-profit charity organisation based in the ACT that help those coping with RSI. We’re here to help you with your RSI! We’re a non-profit charity organisation based in the ACT… (see more)

Welcome to our Website!

On this website, you'll find lots of info on how to treat and manage RSI, real life stories from people with RSI and advice on how to use your computer safely. And don't forget to take a look at our Helping Hand sheets for advice on how to keep doing the things that you've always done like driving, cycling, gardening, reading and more!

Join now to get our latest Newsletter - OUT NOW

In the latest edition of 'In Hand' you'll find articles like:
  • A voice-recognition app that saves you from having to pick up the phone
  • Natural Anti-inflammatories that actually work - the scientific evidence.
  • Advice on how to change your mindset and raise your energy levels
  • And lots more
Winter 2016- Newsletter

Think you might have RSI?

It's time to talk to your doctor if you have any of these symptoms in your hands, arms, neck or shoulders and they come on during or after work:
  • tingling,
  • weakness in the arms or shoulders,
  • clumsiness,
  • painful sore arms, neck or shoulders,
  • difficulty doing everyday tasks,
  • cold hands.
Take action now — if RSI is ignored it can lead to a chronic pain condition! This website has lots of information and tools that can help you understand and respond to RSI.

We've released a new edition of our book: Pregnancy and RSI

Download the new edition of our book Pregnancy and Parenting with RSI and other arm injuries here. It's got lots of new illustrations and tips as well as stories from mothers with RSI. You can also order a physical copy for $20 here.

Our thanks go to Anupma Choudhary for the all the work she did updating and designing the new edition!

Coming up in the Chronic Conditions Seminar Series

On September 15th there will be a talk on Dealing with Sleep Problems

  • Presenter: Dr Grant Wilson of the Sleep Clinic at the University of Canberra.
  • When: Thursday 15th of September 7:00 pm
  • Where: SHOUT, Collett Place Pearce
  • Cost: Free, all are welcome
Look here for more info.

New Helping Hand Sheets:Children and RSI!

Did you know that you can find all of our Helping Hand Information Sheets on our website? Including our new sheets on Children and RSI

Click here to find some things that you can do to reduce the risk of muscle pain and RSI for your child.


JOIN NOW from just $15 per year to get access to:
  • Info on helpful doctors, lawyers and therapists around Australia,
  • Email updates on resources for RSI, medical research and recommended links,
  • Our telephone information service on all aspects of RSI/OOS.
OR for just $29.50, get membership plus our 130 page book 'RSI: A Self-Help Guide' with lots of members' stories, practical ideas for daily life and medical research on overuse injuries.

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