What is repetitive strain injury, and how can you avoid it?

Find out what can damage muscles, tendons, and nerves

Stars Insider

08/12/20 | StarsInsider

HEALTH Musculoskeletal

Repetitive strain injury, or RSI, is a term used to describe a gradual buildup of damage to muscles, tendons, and nerves from repetitive motions. RSIs have been with us for centuries, ever since people first began repeating activities and carrying out manual labor. The condition today is especially prevalent if you work at a computer all day. In fact, the popular use of modern technological devices has only served to exacerbate the problem. But what exactly is RSI, and how can it be prevented?

Click through the following gallery for a better understanding of this common and often debilitating medical condition.

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