repetitive motion disorder

Main Entry:  repetitive motion disorder
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a painful condition caused by overuse of particular muscles, tendons, or nerves in repeated activities, such as keyboarding; also called cumulative trauma disorder, repetitive strain disorder, [repetitive strain injury], repetitive stress injury
Example:  Repetitive motion disorder is characterized by numbness, pain, and a wasting and weakening of muscles.'s 21st Century Lexicon
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