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Can repetitive stress injuries have any complications?

If repetitive stress injuries are not treated properly, they can worsen considerably. If not treated, severe pain can result, as well as an inability to engage in regular activities, sports, or the original repetitive task that caused it. Sometimes, certain injuries like stress fractures don't heal properly, resulting in chronic pain.

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