Also called cumulative trauma disorders (CTD), repetitive trauma, repetitive injury, RSIs refer to a range of disabling injuries of the soft tissues, usually of the hands, wrists, forearms, shoulders, back and legs. The different terms indicate that such injuries involve repetition, and that they can also be caused by force, rapid movement, excessive strain, uncomfortable positioning of limbs or being in a constrained position over long periods.
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Imagine being told that the clothes you are wearing aren't appropriate for your gender. Think about what it would be like to be ridiculed on the job, exposed to daily harassment because you may not conform to some people's definition of masculinity and femininity. Imagine if every trip to the bathroom felt like a trial – exposing you to potential humiliation or violence.