• When I first consulted Amanda I was suffering from RSI that was preventing me from doing my job as a writer. My right wrist, arm, shoulder and back had seized up and I was unable to type. The pain had not been alleviated by several months of physio, wearing a wrist brace, applying ice packs and taking large quantities ...read more
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    Texters Thumb

    As the use of mobile phones increases, the incidence of what is sometimes known as texters thumb is also becoming more common. Texters thumb is an RSI type condition.

    Texters thumb primarily affects the eight muscles which directly operate the thumb and the connective soft tissue surrounding the thumb, all of which may become inflamed and restricted, causing typical RSI type symptoms such as numbness, pain, tingling etc.

    Myofascial release or massage therapy for clients with texters thumb involves work on the muscles and soft tissues of the thumb, hand and forearm and also the neck and shoulder area.

    Please see case studies and testimonials.

    The Pain Care Clinic specialises in myofascial release and advanced massage therapy for private clients with medical diagnoses of chronic pain conditions and acute pain or injuries.
    The information on these pages is intended to be general information only.
    If you are unsure about your own medical diagnosis or options for medical treatment then please consult a doctor.