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.
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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
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repetitive strain injury

nVerletzung fdurch wiederholte Belastung
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repetitive strain injury

n (Med) → lesione f da sforzo ripetuto
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The most common musculotendinous condition reported by authors in Performing Arts Medicine literature is overuse syndrome. This term is used to define pain for which no diagnosis can be made and which has been ascribed to occupational overuse (Palmer & Cooper, 2006).
She offers a laundry list of conditions that mirror therapy has been shown to be effective for treating: post-stroke hemiparesis, post-hand surgery, rheumatic pain, phantom limbs, complex regional pain syndromes, cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, Parkinson's and overuse syndrome. "That's a lot of what makes up chronic pain."
(31.) Djalma Nunes Marques et al., "Flamenco Guitar as a Risk Factor for Overuse Syndrome," Medical Problems of Performing Artists 18, no.
However, suspicion of an overuse syndrome should intensify for patients who report taking drugs like triptans 10 or more days per month or analgesics such as acetaminophen or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications 15 days or more per days per month.
Her site contains a wealth of information about overuse syndrome and suggested exercises; the main idea being "blocked buzzing." This is a technique to allow the embouchure to find its natural position and function again; it involves blocking the end of the mouthpiece and forming an embouchure.
Forward head posture (FHP) describes the "overuse syndrome involving the head, neck and shoulders, usually resulting from excessive strain on the spine from looking in a forward and downward position." This repeated orthopedic stress can produce cervical spine degeneration and affect multiple body systems.
This overuse syndrome, common among weekend warriors, is also often mistaken for lumbar radiculopathy.
Text neck is defined as overuse syndrome involving the head, neck and shoulders, usually resulting from excessive strain on the spine from looking in a downward position at hand held devices such as cell phones, mp3 players, e-readers and computer tablets.
This overuse syndrome is commonly seen by sports physicians and orthopedic surgeons but is seen less frequently by other specialists.
(9,10) In 2002, a child using a vibrating Sony Playstation for up to 7 hours a day received a diagnosis of vibratory syndrome of the hand.u A few years later, a report of "Playstation thumb" an overuse syndrome associated with later generations of game consoles, followed.
Prevention and management of calcaneal apophysitis in children: An overuse syndrome. J Pediatr Orthop 1987; 7: 34-8.