Repetitive Motion Syndrome
Repetitive motion syndrome is a term used to describe symptoms such as pain, swelling, or tenderness that occur from repeating the same motion over and over. Experts disagree about using the term as a specific medical diagnosis.
Repeated use of the same motion may cause tissues to swell and become fatigued. Both work and recreational activities can cause repetitive motion syndrome. When the tissues swell and put pressure on the nerves, you may experience:
Treatment for repetitive motion syndrome may include:
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