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Tendinitis is a serious repetitive motion injury

If you do the same job day in and day out, there's a possibility that you could develop a repetitive motion injury at some point in the future. There is no guarantee this will happen, but it's something to be aware of.

Tendinitis is one of the most common repetitive motion injuries. It is also one of the most painful. Here are some of the many things you should know about this ailment:

  • Tendinitis is the inflammation of a tendon (which is a tissue that connects bone to muscle)
  • Tendinitis can occur in many parts of the body, such as the shoulder, knee, elbow and biceps
  • There are many signs of tendinitis, including but not limited to pain and discomfort at the site, mild swelling and tenderness

What are the signs and symptoms of a broken bone?

Depending on your profession, you may put your body at risk every day of the week. For instance, if you work in the construction industry, you know that danger lurks around every corner.

You can suffer many types of injury on the job, with broken bones among the most common.

What’s the best way to avoid an on-the-job head injury?

If you work in a fast-paced industry, such as construction, you know that head injuries can and do happen from time to time. Your goal is to ensure that you are never a victim.

There are many ways to avoid an on-the-job head injury, starting with wearing the appropriate helmet. While the use of a helmet does not guarantee your safety, it can go a long way in preventing injury.

A concussion may cause these symptoms

Regardless of your profession, there could come a time when you suffer a head injury on the job. While this is more likely if you work in a fast-paced and physically challenging environment, anyone could suffer this injury.

It's important to know the most common signs and symptoms of a concussion, as this will ensure that you receive medical treatment should you need it.

My injuries prevent me from working: Can I get benefits?

Imagine you're a blue collar kind of guy, who has run into some bad luck on the job. After 20 years in the construction business, you've made good money, and never had a single injury, but a month ago your luck changed. You fell off a ladder, you got hurt and you haven't been able to work.

Like most hardworking Wisconsinites, you've got kids to feed and a home to take care of. Losing a month's worth of income has been one of the hardest things you've ever had to endure -- even harder than the back and neck pain that's preventing you from going to your construction job. Is there a way you can get money to help you through this rough patch?

Avoid letting deadlines pass in workers' compensation cases

Accidents at work are nightmares for hardworking men and women. When these do occur, some workers might try to hide the injury because they are worried about keeping their job. This isn't something that should occur because the worker might suffer more harm trying to keep on working at a normal pace.

We understand the difficulties that you might have with coming forward about your injury. Ultimately, you need to think about your health and well-being. If your injury requires medical care, you need to get that care as soon as possible.

Why do forklift accidents continue to happen?

Forklifts are both common and necessary to a variety of industries. But did you know that these vehicles can also be extremely dangerous?

There are many reasons why forklift accidents happen, and if you work around or with them, you should become aware of the dangers. With the right knowledge, it's much easier to avoid trouble if you are using, or working in close proximity to forklifts.

Are you familiar with the most dangerous power tools?

Depending on your line of work, you may come in contact with power tools every day of your life.

While these tools can help you do a better job in a more timely manner, they can also cause serious injury.

Slip-and-fall accidents can be serious: Know the facts

Any slip-and-fall accident, regardless of the circumstances, has the potential to cause serious injury.

No matter your profession, industry, or the area in which you work, it's important that you're aware of the dangers that surround you.

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