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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)

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

Donate now

It’s the end of the financial year and a great time to make a donation! Every donation from you helps us to keep this website up to date and provide fabulous new resources like our ‘Helping Hand’ sheets below. So how about making a small donation RIGHT NOW? It’s tax-deductible of course. Donate here.

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 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.

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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