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What is a repetitive strain Injury & how it affects you.

Repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) are caused by prolonged or repeated movements or postures that cause damage to tendons, nerves, and muscles.

- Common RSIs include carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis, tennis elbow, and trigger finger.

- RSIs are more commonly seen among workers in occupations that require repetitive motions or sustained postures, such as assembly line workers, office workers, and musicians.

- Symptoms of RSIs include pain, numbness, tingling, weakness, and reduced range of motion.

- Prevention of RSIs includes ergonomic interventions such as good posture, neutral positioning, frequent breaks, and exercise.

- Treatment of RSIs includes rest,Massage Therapy, ice or heat therapy, physical therapy, pain medication, and in some cases, surgery.

- The economic impact of RSIs is significant, with medical costs, lost productivity, and disability claims resulting in billions of dollars in expenses.

- RSIs have been recognized as a significant public health issue by organizations such as the World Health Organization and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

- Despite their prevalence and impact, RSIs are largely preventable through early recognition and intervention

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