Repetitive Strain Injury

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RSI, otherwise known as Work Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD), Occupational Overuse Syndrome (OOS) and Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD), describes a group of overuse injuries affecting the muscles, nerves and tendons of the neck and upper limbs.

While commonly associated with injuries such as carpal tunnel and tennis elbow, RSI can be difficult to diagnose as symptoms range from swelling and numbness, to weakness and cramps. Fortunately, though, with early detection RSI is preventable and treatable.