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The Neurogenic Hypothesis of RSI

Quinter, John; Elvey, Robert; Bammer, Gabriele


The upsurge in cases of a syndrome known as repetition strain injury (RSI) or occupational overuse syndrome COOS) in the 1980s highlighted lack of precision in the medical diagnosis of work-related neck and upper limb disorders. 80,81 Exemplifying the prevailing ignorance, Ferguson 37 stated that 'the majority of cases of repetition strain injury are not localised syndromes, but of a more diffuse disorder, apparently of muscles ... and ... little is known of its aetiology, pathogenesis...[Show more]

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