What are the symptoms of repetitive stress injuries?

Early on, symptoms of repetitive stress injuries include pain, particularly during the activity that directly impacts the body part in question, but the pain might disappear while resting. The pain might even be quite minimal at first. However, the pain may become more noticeable earlier and earlier during regular, repetitive tasks that affect the area, like a regular exercise routine or a long-distance run. As time passes and you continue with the activity, the pain may increase considerably, and then may continue even during rest periods.

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