repetetive strain injury

Related to repetetive strain injury: tendonitis

repet′itive strain′ in`jury


n.
any of a group of debilitating disorders, as of the hand and arm, characterized typically by pain, numbness, tingling, or loss of muscle control and caused by the stress of repeated movements. Abbr.: RSI
[1990–95]
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Anyway, Cologne Cathedral, the Archaeological Museum, the Imperial Palace all went by the board as we hopped on to the log flume for the 95th time and acquired repetetive strain injury from holding our arms up for the flash picture.
He claims that he has developed repetetive strain injury in his hand and is now planning to sue his bosses.