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What is RSI?

RSI Body Map
All upper body RSIs explained

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Detecting and preventing RSI

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Apley's scratch inferior
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Apley's scratch, superior, arthritis, artery..

Apley's scratch inferior   An orthopedic test which assess the flexibility and function of the joints in the shoulder. Through an internal rotation and drawing in of the shoulder this test assesses flexibility and function of muscles of the arm, shoulder and trunk. This is one of 15 tests in the Desk Doctor assessment. Read more about how Desk Doctor assesses muscle and joint health.

Apley's scratch superior   An orthopedic test which assesses the flexibility and function of the joints in the shoulder. Through external rotation and raising of the shoulder this test assesses flexibility and function of muscles of the arm, shoulder and trunk. This is one of 15 tests in the Desk Doctor assessment. Read more about how Desk Doctor assesses muscle and joint health.

Arthritis   A painful inflammation of a joint often characterized by heat, pain, swelling or redness. The condition can be brought about by nerve impairment, increased or decreased function of the endocrine glands, infection or degeneration due to age. See: Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis self-help.

Artery   A main blood vessel (like a muscular tube) carrying oxygenated blood from the heart to the rest of the body.

Arthralgia   A general term for pain in the joints.

Arthroplasty   The surgical repair of a joint to relieve pain and improve joint function. It may involve replacing, realigning or restructuring a joint.

Articulation   The point of connection between 2 bones, a joint.

Assessment   The process of evaluating a person's health.

Assessment (Desk Doctor)   The two part assessment in Desk Doctor has been designed by a neurologist using professional tests to assess muscle and joint health in the upper body. The first part of the Assessment is the Body Map where symptoms are noted; the Second part consists of fifteen orthopedic tests. The findings of the assessment allow Desk Doctor to create a personalized prevention and rehabilitation exercise plan. Click here to view a video about the Desk Doctor assessment.

 

Apley's scratch inferior
Assessment

 

Desk Doctor is new software that identifies Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) and targets it accurately with a personal treatment plan. First the program guides you through on-screen medical tests. Then Desk Doctor uses its built-in reasoning to compile the optimum video-guided exercise program to reverse problems and keep you healthy. More on Desk Doctor. Download the 14-day trial now