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What is a crush injury?

Workers on Nebraska construction sites and warehouses have physical jobs that often require a great deal of strength. These jobs can also be dangerous because of many different types of accidents that can occur. A crush injury, for example, can happen on a construction site or in a warehouse and cause serious injuries.

Nursing is a pain in the back

You don't need any study or survey to tell you that your job is stressful, both physically and mentally. Nevertheless, the American Nurses Association reports that the nursing profession ranks fifth among jobs that place workers in danger of strains and sprains. Even construction workers and employees at distribution centers have a lower risk.

What is a herniated disk and how can I tell if I have one?

Not to be confused with a hernia, which is a different type of injury, a herniated disk is a type of back injury. A person's "backbone" is made up of several bones called vertebrae. Between these vertebrae are disks filled with water and other matter that act kind of like pads or shock absorbers on a car, keeping the vertebrae from colliding.

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