repetitive strain injury

repetitive strain injury

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. Abbreviation: RSI

Origin:
1990–95

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repetitive strain injury or repetitive stress injury
 
n
RSI a condition, characterized by arm or wrist pains, that can affect musicians, computer operators, etc, who habitually perform awkward hand movements
 
repetitive stress injury or repetitive stress injury
 
n

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Main Entry:  repetitive strain injury
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See repetitive motion disorder
Main Entry:  repetitive strain injury
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  See repetitive stress injury
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repetitive strain injury   (rĭ-pět'ĭ-tĭv)  Pronunciation Key 
Any of various musculoskeletal disorders, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, characterized by numbness, pain, or weakness of muscles, tendons, nerves, and other soft tissues, and caused by the persistent repetition of certain physical movements.
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repetitive strain injury definition


overuse strain injury

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