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 injuries are the nation's most common and costly occupational health problem.
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According to chiropractors, children using "tech toys" such as iPhones, iPads and hand-held games are complaining of repetitive strain injuries of the thumbs, wrist and elbows, stiff necks, headaches and sore shoulders, which are injuries usually associated with adults working with computers.
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The Expo may seem costly, but the investment it could attract to Liverpool would eclipse that cost many times over, as long as we come home with tangible results, rather than repetitive strain injury from a lot of fruitless glad-handing.
Summary: The number of workers who suffer from Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) has reached alarming levels, according to the latest research, with 68 per cent of staff experiencing problems.
And, thanks to repetitive strain injury it's difficult to scrabble through the paper.
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PHYSIOTHERAPISTS called today for urgent action to protect workers from repetitive strain injury after a new report showed a "sharp increase" in the number of sufferers.
A typist with the RAF is to be paid almost half a million pounds because she developed repetitive strain injury from typing and it made her depressed.
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It turns out that he's on the computer so often playing games that he's got repetitive strain injury.

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