repetitive strain injury

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repetitive strain injury

n. Abbr. RSI
Damage to tendons, nerves, and other soft tissues that is caused by the repeated performance of a limited number of physical movements and is characterized by numbness, pain, and a wasting and weakening of muscles.

repetitive strain injury

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repetitive stress injury

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(Pathology) a condition, characterized by arm or wrist pains, that can affect musicians, computer operators, etc, who habitually perform awkward hand movements. Abbreviation: RSI
Translations

repetitive strain injury

nVerletzung fdurch wiederholte Belastung

repetitive strain injury

n (Med) → lesione f da sforzo ripetuto
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RSI, also known as cumulative trauma disorder, usually is caused by swelling that results from muscle strain or overuse of tendous in the wrist, arm, neck, and shoulders, said Cathy Sarri, another assistant director of health and safety for SEIU.
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