Repetitive Stress Injury

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What is Repetitive Stress Injury?

Repetitive stress injury is a painful condition caused by overuse or overexertion of some part of the musculoskeletal system, often resulting from work-related physical activities. It is characterized by inflammation, pain, or dysfunction of the involved joints, bones, ligaments, and nerves.

Common symptoms reported by people with Repetitive Stress Injury

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Repetitive Stress Injury

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Insomnia (3) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Acetaminophen cream, Alvedon, Atasol-500) 36 more
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(4 needle technique, Acupuncture - Ear, Acupuncture - Facial) 9 more
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Insomnia (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex, Celecox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2) Repetitive Stress Injury (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Apomorphine Topical Cream, InveAmp MSIR, Kadian) 16 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify, Abilify Discmelt, Amirozole) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with Repetitive Stress Injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Repetitive Stress Injury

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Brain fog Tiredness 1 more
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Insomnia (3) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Acetaminophen cream, Alvedon, Atasol-500) 36 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(4 needle technique, Acupuncture - Ear, Acupuncture - Facial) 9 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Bipolar manic episodes Mania
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Insomnia (1)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex, Celecox)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2) Repetitive Stress Injury (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Apomorphine Topical Cream, InveAmp MSIR, Kadian) 16 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Dry mouth
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Abilify, Abilify Discmelt, Amirozole) 1 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Agitation Anxious mood 7 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Muscle pain
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Bipolar manic episodes
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (1) Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with Repetitive Stress Injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Repetitive Stress Injury on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 10
30s 11
40s 19
50s 8
60s 3
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

67% Females
33% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 16
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 31
Not Diagnosed 7

These charts show data from Repetitive Stress Injury patients who have completed their condition history
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