Knee injuries often bring to mind images of athletes running, twisting, jumping, and falling. But there are plenty of ways that workers can sustain knee injuries on the job.
Results of a study published in the Journal of Occupational Environmental Medicine, on work-related knee injuries treated in emergency rooms in the United States, revealed that out of a total of 3.4 million injuries in a recent one-year period:
You could injure your knee in any type of occupation, but some industries put you more at risk than others. Service industries accounted for one-third of emergency occupational knee injuries:
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Knees are a relatively small part of the body but can be injured in a surprising number of ways. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons lists the many different types of knee injuries:
And getting the pay for lost wages and your medical treatment covered makes a difference in your life while you’re healing.
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