Whether you work at a computer or along an assembly line, you could sustain a repetitive trauma injury. It is estimated that as many as 60% of all work injuries involve some type of repetitive trauma. Repetitive trauma injuries can be brought on by factors that include overuse of a particular group of muscles, vibrating equipment, working in cold temperatures, poor posture, forceful activities, holding the same posture for prolonged periods, carrying heavy loads, increases psychological stress, and fatigue.
In the athletic field alone, repetitive motion injuries make up 50% of athletic-related injuries seen by doctors. Additionally, modern technological devices have caused an increase in reported repetitive trauma injuries.
Medical treatments that could prove effective for you include medication, heat or cold, physiotherapy, steroid injections, or surgery. Whether you have sustained a repetitive trauma injury from regular hand and wrist movement or bending and lifting, our legal team at Berry, Smith & Bartell, a Professional Law Corporation will do everything possible to secure 100% of the disability benefits you need to heal.