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Understanding Work-Related Upper Limb Disorder


Work-Related Upper Limb Disorder (WRULD) is caused by repetitive tasks and poor posture, affecting arms and neck, crucial for workplace health. Work-related upper limb disorder (WRULD) encompasses a variety of conditions that affect the arms, from fingers to shoulders, and can extend to the neck. It is primarily caused by repetitive work, awkward postures, and … Read more

Updated: February 28, 2024

Understanding Common Nerve Injuries in the Workplace


Workplace nerve injuries often arise from posture, heavy lifting, repetitive tasks, and tool vibrations. Speak with a workers compensation attorney 24/7. The central nervous system, consisting of over 86 billion neurons in the brain and spinal cord, is one of the most complex aspects of the human body. Nerves branch out from the spinal cord, … Read more

Updated: October 16, 2023

Workers That Are More Likely to Be Affected By Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpel Tunnel Work Comp

Contact our law office to schedule a free case evaluation if you need to file a carpel tunnel workers’ compensation claim. As many as ten million Americans yearly suffer from carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). CTS occurs when the carpal ligament in your wrist compresses a major nerve in the hand. This causes arm weakness, numbness, … Read more

Updated: June 26, 2023

Harmless Office Equipment Can Cause St. Louis Workplace Injury

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In 2019, there were an estimated 461,600 nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses involving days away from work in the “information” industry, which includes office workers Workplace injuries are often caused by heavy machinery and tools used in factories and industrial settings. Even seemingly harmless office equipment can cause injuries. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor … Read more

Updated: July 17, 2023

Workers Compensation for a Wrist Injury From Typing

a woman holds her wrist after an injury from typing

Work-related wrist injuries are often the result of repetitive motion, such as typing. At some point in your career, you’ve probably had to do some typing as part of your job. And while typing itself is not necessarily a hazardous activity, repetitive motions, sitting in the same position for too long, or using a laptop … Read more

Updated: September 6, 2022

7 Occupational Diseases That May Be Hiding in Your Workplace

missouri worker with a rotator cuff injury

Even the safest workplaces can have hidden dangers that put you at risk for an occupational disease. Compared to other areas of your life, you probably spend a lot of time at work. And ideally, the workplace you frequently occupy would be safe. However, the truth is, that even the safest workplaces can have hidden … Read more

Updated: June 20, 2022