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RSI on the increase

19th March 2008

Cases of people being diagnosed with repetitive strain injury (RSI) is on the increase.

Bronwyn Clifford, a chartered occupational therapist and director of Physio at Work, says this could be linked to working conditions and poor preventative care but the rise is a concern because correct preventive measures mean it could be avoided. RSI Awareness say the condition, which affects the upper and lower limbs, is a major problem in the workplace and costs British industry up to £20 billion a year.

 

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Article Information

Title: RSI on the increase
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 6034
Date Added: 19th Mar 2008

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