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?

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

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

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

(4 needle technique, Acupuncture - Ear, Acupuncture - Facial) 9 more
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
2
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex, Celecox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
2
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Apomorphine Topical Cream, InveAmp MSIR, Kadian) 16 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(5 HTP TR, NFS 5 HTP, NOW 5-HTP) 7 more
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify, Abilify Discmelt, Amirozole) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
6
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
How many evaluations
2
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Data from patients with Repetitive Stress Injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Repetitive Stress Injury

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

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Brain fog Tiredness 1 more
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

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

(4 needle technique, Acupuncture - Ear, Acupuncture - Facial) 9 more
How many have tried
2
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Bipolar manic episodes Mania
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex, Celecox)
How many have tried
2
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
2
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Apomorphine Topical Cream, InveAmp MSIR, Kadian) 16 more
How many have tried
2
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Dry mouth
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(5 HTP TR, NFS 5 HTP, NOW 5-HTP) 7 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Bipolar manic episodes Mood swings 1 more
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify, Abilify Discmelt, Amirozole) 1 more
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Agitation Anxious mood 7 more
How many evaluations
6
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Muscle pain
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
1
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
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Data from patients with Repetitive Stress Injury, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • 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 9
30s 11
40s 19
50s 8
60s 3
70+ 0

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

68% Females
32% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 15
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 6

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