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How to Recognize Repetitive Stress Injury

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Only few people realize just how common the occurrence of repetitive stress injury, also called repetitive strain injury is. Other medical experts prefer to call the condition persistent stress illness since a specific muscle or part of the body is subjected to strain or stress that is caused by repeating the same motion or task over and over again. In time, the unnatural strain placed upon that muscle or body part causes injuries. In certain severe cases, conditions such as osteo-arthritis may even be indicated. Just how do this repetitive stress injury develop? Modern life requires that we move repetitively » » » [Read more]

Repetitive Stress Injury

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Repetitive stress injury is typically associated with people that work long hours on a computer and that are forced to repeat certain actions with the hands, wrists and even neck. This affliction is quite common however, in many different work environments where no or little attention is paid toward the development of ergonomic workstations that can help prevent the development of repeated stress injury, also called RSI. Sufferers are not helpless, however, and there is much that can be done to alleviate the symptoms or to prevent the development of the condition. Ways to Help Avoid Repetitive Stress Injury There » » » [Read more]