Are repetative stress injuries covered unders worker’s compensation?

Repetitive stress and cumulative trauma injuries, such as carpal tunnel syndrome, are extremely common. The effects of carpal tunnel and other repetitive stress injuries can be long-term and debilitating. Workers may have symptoms such as muscle weakness, pain, numbness, tingling, a cold sensation, and swelling in the fingers, wrist and forearm.  If you suffer injuries caused by repetitive motions that affect the nerves, ligaments, tendons and joints, you are entitled to workers compensation. Some of the most common workplace repetitive motions and actions include lifting, bending, carrying, pulling, typing and standing for long periods