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Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) occurs when a limb has to perform the same action over and over again. For instance, RSI is common among those whose job involves them typing on a computer keyboard all day. This can lead to tissue damage, which can cause pain.

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Respiratory disorder

A respiratory disorder or respiratory disease refers to a disorder of the respiratory system. These include diseases of the lung, pleural cavity, bronchial tubes, trachea, upper respiratory tract and of the nerves and muscles of breathing.

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Respiratory infection

A respiratory infection refers to an infection of any part of the respiratory system, such as a sore throat.

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Rheumatism

Rheumatism is a term used to describe disorders associated with many different parts of the body. Often rheumatism is associated with arthritis, or with rheumatic fever. However, rheumatism might apply to the symptoms of numerous conditions that can cause pain and or weakness. Some conditions that were once labelled as rheumatism or called rheumatic diseases include:

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Rhinitis

Rhinitis is an inflammation of the lining or mucous membranes of the nose. It is not serious, but it can lead to much discomfort and inconvenience. For many people, though, it will usually clear up on its own after a few days as generally it’s known as a temporary condition.

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