Common Musculoskeletal Disorders-Environmental Health & Safety - Carnegie Mellon University

Common Musculoskeletal Disorders 

The previously mentioned symptoms may signify the presence of any of several MSD’s. These injuries affect the joints, tendons, muscles, ligaments, and other parts of the body. Accurate diagnosis is best left to a medical professional, but may include any of the following:

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (.pdf)
  • Tendonitis (.pdf)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Bursitis
  • Raynaud’s Phenomenon
  • DeQuervain’s Disease
  • Back and neck disorders
  • Trigger Finger
  • Sciatica
  • “Housemaid’s” Knee
  • Vibration Syndrome
  • Rotator Cuff Syndrome

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