Repetitive strain injury leads to $6.5 billion/yr in workplace compensation claims in the US alone (van Tulder, 2007) and causes something like $1 trillion/yr in lost productivity globally (something like 1/100th of the entire world’s GDP!)

And yet, there seems to be almost

It’s interesting that a situation can occur where a common workplace disorder , and yet there is a great paucity of basic research and total lack of understanding of the mechanisms and etiology