|repetitive strain injury or repetitive stress injury|
|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|
|Main Entry:||repetitive strain injury|
|Part of Speech:||n|
|Definition:||See repetitive motion disorder|
|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.