Repetitive stress injuries are injuries that happen when too much stress is placed on a part of the body, resulting in inflammation (pain and swelling), muscle strain, or tissue damage. This stress generally occurs from repeating the same movements over and over again.
Repetitive Stress & Reptitive Use Injuries are common work-related injuries.
Some of the symptoms of a repetitive stress injury include tightness, pain, burning, stiffness, swelling, coldness, numbness or tingling, pain in the upper back, shoulders or neck and hypersensitivity. These symptoms may spread through various body parts.