repetitive stress injury


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Related to repetitive stress injury: carpal tunnel syndrome, Repetitive motion injury, Repetitive stress syndrome

repetitive stress injury

[ripet′ətiv]
tissue damage associated with tasks that require repeated movements of the hands, legs, or trunk, such as meat cutting, computer keyboarding, or playing musical instruments. Effects include chronic nerve and joint pain, spine damage, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Among recommended preventive measures are frequent rest breaks and ergonomic improvements for the workplace.
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Carpal tunnel syndrome is the number one repetitive stress injury problem in the work force, costing the health care industry over $10 billion a year.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome is the most common Repetitive Stress Injury, accounting for nearly 48% of workplace-related injuries in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Carpel Tunnel Syndrome is the most common Repetitive Stress Injury, accounting for nearly 48% of workplace related injuries in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS), the most common Repetitive Stress Injury, accounts for nearly 48% of workplace related injuries in the United States, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Neuromuscular disease is a worldwide problem, and the ability to accurately diagnose conditions such as repetitive stress injury or diabetic neuropathy at the point-of-care makes sense in every global market," said Richard Thomas, President of NeuroMetrix.

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