Is massage contraindicated for repetitive strain injury (rsi)?

When we have a client with the following condition: repetitive strain injury (rsi)

Signs and symptoms for repetitive strain injury (rsi)

  • Pain, aching or tenderness
  • Stiffness
  • Throbbing
  • Tingling or numbness
  • Weakness
  • Cramp
REPETITIVE STRAIN INJURY (RSI) contraindications In beauty therapy


Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is a general term used to describe the pain felt in muscles, nerves and tendons caused by repetitive movement and overuse.

It’s also known as work-related upper limb disorder, or non-specific upper limb pain.

The condition mostly affects parts of the upper body, such as the:

  • forearms and elbows
  • wrists and hands
  • neck and shoulders

RSI is related to the overuse of muscles and tendons in the upper body.

Is repetitive strain injury (rsi) contagious?
No, "repetitive strain injury (rsi)" is NOT contagious!

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