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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Now I am suffering from what might loosely be described as potato wrist, or more specifically repetitive stress syndrome, which I believe means a sprained wrist caused by digging potatoes.
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