Repetitive Strain Injuries
Repetitive strain injuries are some of the most common types of injuries which occur in the workplace. These types of injuries are caused by repeated movement of a particular body part, which may cause strain and eventually physical damage. People working in a wide range of different career fields may develop this type of injury, particularly manufacturing and construction work.
If you have developed a repetitive strain injury due to your working conditions, you may be eligible for compensation. Contact the Des Moines workers’ compensation lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., at 877-327-2600 today to discuss the specifics of your situation with a qualified member of our experienced legal team.
Common Types of Repetitive Strain Injuries
Repetitive strain injuries can affect almost any part of the body, depending on the type of activity that caused the injury. Some of the most common types of repetitive strain injuries include the following:
- Carpal tunnel syndrome
- Thoracic outlet syndrome
- Focal dystonia
- Medial or lateral epicondylosis
- Raynaud’s disease
Workers who develop these or other medical conditions may experience significant discomfort and limitation of their physical abilities, which may impair their ability to maintain gainful employment.
If you or someone you know has suffered a repetitive motion injury because of work-related activities, you may be eligible for financial assistance in the form of workers’ compensation benefits. Contact the Des Moines workers’ compensation attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today at 877-327-2600 to learn more about whether you may qualify for benefits.