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The serious nature of repetitive stress injuries

Repetitive stress injuries can be acquired over a lifetime of work and are important to understand. Any injured working suffering with a repetitive stress injury should be familiar with the options available to help them which can include workers' compensation benefits.

Treatment options for repetitive stress injuries

Injured workers who have suffered a repetitive stress injury can find their world significantly changed as they are unable to perform simple tasks they once had no problem performing. Injured workers may not be able to cook, garden, pick up a child or carry groceries into the house because of the pain and disability caused by the repetitive stress injury they have suffered. They may also be unable to work.

What is carpal tunnel syndrome and why is it serious?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a type of repetitive stress injury that can be serious for workers and make it difficult for them to do their jobs. If you or a family member or loved one is suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome or another repetitive stress injury, you may have many questions you need answers to and wonder what to do.

How to treat a repetitive stress injury

Repetitive stress injuries can prevent a worker from doing the work they normally do or prevent them from ever being able to perform certain tasks again in the future. Knowing how to respond, and treat, repetitive stress injuries is important but also is knowing what resources are available to help injured workers with some of the medical costs and financial losses they experience because of a workplace injury.

What exactly is a repetitive stress injury?

Repetitive stress injuries can be serious and, though you may have heard the term, you may also have wondered what exactly the term refers to. Repetitive stress injuries are a category of injuries that can be work-related that can make it difficult for a worker to do their job.

Repetitive stress injuries are more than a nuisance

It can be more than monotonous to do the same motions over and over again. While it may be boring, it can also be harmful. Repetitive stress injuries can occur when a person does the same movement over and over, essentially overusing a part of the body that can lead to a permanent level of disfunction or disability. Did you know that these injuries are potentially compensable?

Don't suffer through repetitive stress injuries alone

Even though the first thing that may come to mind when the word "injury" is mentioned is severe wounds such as cuts and broken bones, there is another class of injury that is much less dramatic but equally as traumatizing. Repetitive stress injuries can cause enormous amounts of pain and affect your ability to work, but you don't have suffer through them alone.

What is a repetitive stress injury?

If you are unable to work because of a repetitive stress injury, you may wonder what the term repetitive stress injury refers to and what your options may be if you are suffering from one. Repetitive stress injuries can include tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome and bursitis which can all be debilitating and painful injuries to suffer from and can be challenging to treat.

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