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Tips for preventing repetitive stress injuries

Avid tennis players and addicted video-gamers, master carpenters and desk workers: They're all at risk for injuries that occur from repeating the same movement over and over. Repetitive stress injuries (RSIs) are caused when too much strain is placed on a particular part of the body, resulting in aches, pains, swelling and stiffness. Here are three of the most common injuries, plus tips to help prevent them:

Carpal tunnel syndrome

The condition feels like a sharp shooting pain; it's caused by a pinched nerve in your wrist, and a number of factors contribute to its development, including the anatomy of …

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