Question: What is RSI or what does RSI means?
Answer: RSI is an umbrella term for a collection of conditions affecting the neck, shoulders, arms, wrists and hands. It can also affect the legs and feet. If you use your hands and arms a lot, e.g. keyboard use, you get it the in upper limbs; if you use your legs and feet, e.g. sewing machinist, you get it in the lower limbs.
RSI is also called by various other names, including:
- Occupation Overuse Injury (OOI)
- Cumulative Trauma Disorder (CTD)
- Work Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD)