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Cumulative Motion Injury

Self Care for Interpreters (pdf file)

by the National Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf

Pennsylvania Workers Compensation Legal Center

Description of repetitive motion injury (repetitive stress injury), facts about carpel tunnel syndrome, & the rehabilitation team for repetitive motion injury


CTS-terps is a listserve exclusively dedicated to repetitive strain injuries in the sign language interpreting community. This is valuable information for interpreters with any kind of repetitive motion injury and those who want to learn more. To join, send an e-mail to cts-terps-subscribe@onelist.com.

The Repetitive Strain Injury Handbook: An 8-Step Revovery and Prevention

by Robert M. Simon & Ruth Aleskovsky

Simon is a psychiatrist specializing in rehabilitative medicine, Aleskovsky a writer and sign language interpreter who developed a repetitive strain injury (RSI) from interpreting. Although they officially define RSI as ``a stress-related, cumulative injury resulting from constant repetitive movements, the authors also implicate awkward work angles and insufficient rest periods as contributing causes.


ERGOnext's goal is to be your source for the dynamic information and tools you need to install and maintain an effective, compliant ergonomic program. Our cardinal virtue is to be practical and easy to understand. The ERGOnext website includes ergonomics information about programs, training, prevention, science, medical treatments, feature articles, ergo clipart, ADA, FMLA, workers compensation, and a free newsletter.

The original deaflinx.com site was written and authored by Amy Frasu. Deaf Linx is now run by Ericka Wiggins. Here are the Facebook and Twitter pages for Deaf Linx.