repetitive strain injury(redirected from Repetitive motion injury)
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Related to Repetitive motion injury: repetitive strain injury, Repetitive stress injury, Cumulative trauma disorder, repetitive motion disorder
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 injuryor
repetitive stress injury
(Pathology) a condition, characterized by arm or wrist pains, that can affect musicians, computer operators, etc, who habitually perform awkward hand movements. Abbreviation: RSI