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.

What is it like to have 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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What do patients take to treat Repetitive Stress Injury and its symptoms?

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Who has Repetitive Stress Injury on PatientsLikeMe?

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 9
30s 10
40s 19
50s 7
60s 3
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

67% Females
33% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 15
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 29
Not Diagnosed 6

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