repetitive strain injury(redirected from overuse 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 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