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Posted by JOEL YOUNG on
While I sit here writing about the upcoming 17th Annual International RSI Awareness Day, Monday, February 29th, I cannot help but feel sad and a little angry about my close friend's recent development of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) and how precautions could have been taken to help prevent CTS had she and her employer been more aware of the disorder and its serious consequences. Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI) is a general term used to describe pain and strain of the muscle, tendon or nerves, typically associated with repetition, awkward posture and overuse of the hands, wrists, arms and shoulders. It...
- Tags: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, CTD, CTS, Cumulative Trauma Disorder, Ergonomic Prevention, MSDs, RSI Awareness, WMSDs, Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders