repetitive strain injury

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repetitive strain injury:

see repetitive stress injuryrepetitive stress injury
or repetitive strain injury
(RSI), injury caused by repeated movement of a particular part of the body. Often seen in workers whose physical routine is unvaried, RSI has become epidemic since computers have entered the workplace in large
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Through extensive 3rd party studies, and over a decade of use, the Goldtouch product line has been tested and proven to help prevent and reduce Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI), increase productivity, lower absenteeism, and bring greater comfort to computer users across the globe.
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