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.
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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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"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."
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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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