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

RSI

(Repetitive Strain Injury) Ailments of the hands, neck, back and eyes due to computer use. The remedy for RSI is frequent breaks which should include stretching or yoga postures. See carpal tunnel syndrome, Maltron keyboard, wrist rest, Nintendo thumb, iPod finger and repetitive brain injury.
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Heming states that one of the most useful treatments of overuse syndromes is rest.
This is far too often misdiagnosed as being psychogenic, overuse syndrome or carpal tunnel disorder.
Recent studies have shown that using computers for three hours a day at a stretch can prompt health risks such as Occupational Overuse Syndrome OUS, Computer Vision syndrome CVS, tension headaches, low back pains and psychosocial stress.
Facilities professionals are in a unique position to help office-working tenants/occupants, as well as their own team members, avoid repetitive stress injuries, occupational overuse syndrome, and WMSDs.
IAD still hasn't yet been accepted by the American Psychiatric Association as a formal diagnosis, and the term "Internet overuse syndrome" is probably better descriptively.
Whether the initial complaint is an acute injury or an overuse syndrome, the therapist needs to consider the dancer's previous injuries and his or her spinal, neurological, and biomechanical health in developing a comprehensive treatment and preventative program.
Together, they began to understand his overuse syndrome. When Graffman made his difficulties known to the general public and Leon Fleischer followed suit, thousands of musicians discovered they were not alone and began to seek help.
The terminology differs from that in current use in New Zealand Occupational Health where the term Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS) equates to the American MSD.
These exercise programs were apparently too ambitious and resulted in overuse syndrome.
Repetitive strain injury (RSI) is also known as repetitive movement injury, occupational overuse syndrome and cumulative trauma disorder, according to Gregory Fox, a Boston chiropractor specializing in computer-related injuries.