Tunnel is the medical term that refers to the nerve irritation in the
hands as a result of typing or repetitive grasping or gripping at work.
An overuse injury to the elbow often results from frequent bending and use of the elbow at work.
An employee may notice pain in the hands at work. Numbness and
tingling in the hands is a classic symptom of an overuse injury. The
employee may wake up in the middle of the night with numbness and
tingling in the hands.
Overuse injuries which occur due to work activity are covered under workers' compensation.
The law in this area is very complex and an injured person needs and experienced attorney to handle the claim.
If you feel you have suffered an overuse injury and deserve medical treatment or compensation for your injury please contact us. We can assist you in preparing your claim and advise you of your rights.