The Author

This blog is written by Alan Forsyth, a long time (13+ years) RSI (Repetitive Strain Injury) sufferer. Alan worked in the electronics industry for 18 years including living and working in the UK as well as in Silicon Valley in California, USA. Alan brings his insights to this blog to share with the general public in the hope that RSI/ergonomic awareness can increase, and that others can benefit from the knowledge he has built up since the injury began. This blog is maintained by his wife Pam Forsyth, who is a full time web designer. Alan currently lives in Argyll, Scotland, where he does photography and picture framing as well as ergonomic injury awareness presentations for employers. Click here for contact information.


The views expressed in this blog are the personal views and experiences of the author based upon him living with a computer related Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). The author is neither a trained ergonomist nor a medical professional. Any recommendations contained within this blog are undertaken at the sole risk of the reader. This blog is meant so serve as a tool to increase awareness of the dangers of RSI, as well as to provide insights to fellow RSI sufferers. It is not meant to substitute in any way the opinions of fully trained ergonomists, physiotherapists and physicians. It is strongly recommended that, if you are (or you suspect you may be) suffering from an RSI, you consult your own doctor, company doctor and/or physiotherapist for advice about your specific condition.