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)

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.

News and Events

Coming up in the Chronic Conditions Seminar Series

On May 19th there will be a talk on Managing Depression by Karlene Dickens.

Karlene is the Clinical Project Officer for the National Institute for Mental Health Research at the ANU. 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.

Study Participation: Sexual Intimacy and RSI

Would you like to contribute to research on RSI? The Association has been contacted by a research student investigating the ways in which RSI and OOS can interfere with sexual intimacy in relationships, and what individuals would like to learn from health care professionals on the subject. The study has full ethics approval and supervision from experts on Occupational Therapy at Charles Sturt University.

Although it’s a bit of a tricky topic, we’d like to encourage members to contribute towards this under-investigated and rather important area of research. If you’re interested in participating, please email Miranda Schroeder at

Our AUTUMN 2016 Newsletter is OUT NOW

In our latest edition of 'In Hand' you'll find articles like:
  • Chronic Pain in Winter.
  • Being Left Handed
  • Book Review: Repetitive Strain Injury
Autumn 2016- Newsletter

JOIN NOW to get access to:
  • Info on helpful doctors, lawyers and therapists around Australia,
  • Email updates on resources for RSI, medical research and recommended links,
  • Access to 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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