As the use of mobile devices increases, the incidence of what is 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 through overuse, causing typical RSI type symptoms such as numbness, pain, tingling etc.
Myofascial Release for Texters Thumb
Myofascial release 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.