Troubling Tendonitis

The human body is capable of accomplishing wondrous feats of physicality. But unlike machines, it is not designed to endure intense repetition of the same motions for prolonged periods of time. There are many occupations, however, that demand workers to do precisely that.

With the explosion of computer use in the 1990s, there was a great deal of public attention directed to the problem of carpal tunnel syndrome, a common complication of ergonomically flawed typing. Less notice has been granted to the occupational prevalence of tendonitis, a repetitive strain injury that results from overuse or overexertion of a particular tendon.

The Morehead City workers compensation lawyers of the Law Office of Sam Scudder are committed to helping North Carolina workers secure the financial benefits that they are due under the law when they have suffered an on the job injury. Tendonitis requires medical treatment and rest to enable a full recovery, and a successful workers’ compensation claim can help to accomplish this. Contact us at 919-851-3311.

Commonly Affected Parts of the Body

Tendons are fibrous tissues which connect muscles to the bones. When muscles contract they tighten the tendons which, in turn, pull the bones and facilitate motion. Continually performing the same or similar motions can strain a tendon, leading to inflammation, a condition which is known as tendonitis. This can lead to intense pain and general soreness around the affected joint. Tendonitis most typically affects a worker’s:

  • Shoulders
  • Elbows
  • Knees
  • Ankles/Heels

Contact Us

If you have encountered resistance to your workers’ compensation claim or simply want the peace of mind that comes with having a skilled and experienced team of legal professionals working on your behalf, contact the Morehead City workers’ compensation lawyers of the Law Office of Sam Scudder today at 919-851-3311.