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How do repetitive stress injuries affect the body?

Different kinds of repetitive stress injuries can cause tingling sensations or a feeling of numbness in the area in question. Affected areas can also feel weak or very tired. Sometimes you might drop things if the injuries are affecting your arm or hand. These types of injuries can also cause pain that gradually gets much worse, which can prevent you from participating in regular activity.

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