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Low Back Pain: Common and Treatable

Causes of Lower Back Pain

Low Back Pain Is Common Have you recently been injured at work, slipped or fallen, been a victim in a car accident? Are you experiencing chronic pain or discomfort in your lower back? Is your sleep interrupted, tossing and outrunning all night long? Does a poor night’s rest from back pain equal a hard day …

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Repetitive strain injury in the workplace

Repetitive strain injury (RSI)

Repetitive strain injury (RSIs) are injuries to the musculoskeletal and nervous systems. Other names for RSI injuries: RMI: Repetitive Motion Injury MSD: Musculoskeletal Disorder CTD: Cumulative Trauma Disorder OOS: Occupational Overuse Syndrome WRULD: Work-Related Upper Limb Disorder UEMSD: Upper Extremity Musculoskeletal Disorder Risk factors include poor posture, and excessive workload. Working for long periods without …

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