repetitive strain injury

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Related to repetitive strain disorder: Repetitive motion injury, Repetitive stress syndrome

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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There needs to be more research but it certainly looks like there has been a rise in repetitive strain disorder and repetitive strain injuries, especially in children.
This remodelling will in no way solve all the problems, as we now have the added weight to contend with the repetitive strain disorder.
Darren Carrott, aged 32, of Albany Health Clinic, in Broomfield Road, Earlsdon, said there had been a 20 per cent increase in injuries like repetitive strain disorder over the past year.

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