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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repetitive strain injury

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2) The term overuse syndrome is often used generically to describe all types of tendinitis, tenosynovitis, dystonia, and related conditions.
In string players, both hands may be affected by overuse syndrome.
Changes in the construction of wind instruments during the 19th century affected the prevalence of overuse syndrome in wind players.
Overuse syndrome can affect keyboard players at the wrist and finger extensors, the lumbricals (especially the fourth and fifth digits) of both hands, and the interossei of the right hand.
Lighter weight instruments with new designs promoting more comfortable playing positions could decrease the incidence of overuse syndrome or en trapment neuropathies and could provide alternatives for affected musicians.
The cornerstone of therapy for overuse syndrome, he said, is rest.
But there is potential risk of serious injuries including overuse syndromes, tendinitis, bursitis, strains and sprains.
Designer Appliances Virtually Hands Free(TM) Mousing System is enabling technology for those with hand disabilities of most kinds, be they clinically derived like arthritis or due to mechanical overuse syndromes such as Repetitive Strain Injuries and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.
Besides rotator cuff issues, several other maladies affect the shoulder, such as arthritis, rotator cuff tendonitis, impingement syndrome, AC joint separation, and chronic overuse syndromes.
While Scott is credentialed and experienced to affect the mind/ body components of wellness change, Laura's approach is to affect a physical change in her client's anatomy that will allow for a comfortable, pain-free existence through overuse syndromes caused by work, sports injuries or aging.
Predisposing conditions are inflammatory arthropathy, acromegaly, diabetes, hypothyroidism, overuse syndromes and pregnancy.
Class is also vulnerable to overuse syndromes and rebound headaches when discontinued.