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What are common repetitive stress injuries?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Medicine

Any motion that requires bending, lifting, kneeling, or any other repetitive motions could increase your risk not just for tendonitis (like tennis elbow) but for osteoarthritis as well. Occupations such as floor or carpet laying can increase the risk of developing knee osteoarthritis. Other occupations involving repetitive motions include:

- foundry workers
- farmers
- coal miners
- bus drivers
- manufacturing jobs

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