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    Office Ergonomics - Where to Go for Help

    If you have tried the home treatment suggestions but your pain and discomfort have lasted for several days (for example, 7 continuous days), call your doctor. Health professionals who can diagnose and treat work-related injuries include:

    You may be able to get help or information through:

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    • Your human resources department at work.
    • Your state's Labor Department.
    • Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), for information on treating and preventing injury.
    • National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety (NIOSH), a division of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). NIOSH is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related disease and injury.

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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