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
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repetitive strain injury

nVerletzung fdurch wiederholte Belastung

repetitive strain injury

n (Med) → lesione f da sforzo ripetuto
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Most people are more familiar with the results of poor ergonomic practices: tendinitis, tennis and golfer's elbow, carpal tunnel syndrome, or repetitive stress disorder.
In addition, it overrides existing workers' compensation laws and creates a 90% mandated wage replacement for employees removed from work because of a repetitive stress disorder and a 100% replacement for those workers placed on restricted or light duty work.

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