Cedar Rapids Bursitis Lawyers

Some injuries that occur on the job are isolated incidents, such as a slip and fall or being struck by a falling object from a shelf. However, other kinds of workplaces injuries are far more subtle. Repetitive motion injuries develop slowly over time as a result of countless minor traumas inflicted upon parts of the body that are used extensively in the performance of a specific occupational task.

Bursitis is one of the most commonly encountered repetitive strain injuries, and it requires careful treatment and ample rest to prevent it from getting progressively worse. If you are suffering from bursitis as a result of activities performed on the job, contact the Cedar Rapids bursitis lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. We can help you protect your legal rights so that you can focus on your health and recovery.

Symptoms and Characteristics of Bursitis

Though less widely known than other repetitive strain injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome and tendonitis, bursitis occurs with exceptional frequency in a variety of different work environments. It is caused by the inflammation of the bursae, which are small fluid-filled sacs located between bones and joints. Healthy bursae enable fluid and pain-free motion by preventing bone on bone contact. For individuals with bursitis, however, movement may be made impossible or remarkably painful.

Bursitis typically affects the:

  • Shoulders
  • Elbows
  • Hips
  • Knees

Contact Us

Your family depends on your ability to work, but you cannot continue to work without receiving the proper treatment. Contact the Cedar Rapids bursitis lawyers of Leehey Olson Law, P.C. at (319) 294-4424. Our team of committed legal professionals will work hard to protect your interests.

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