Billions of dollars in annual costs
Worker’s compensation cases of RSD have
Carpal tunnel syndrome costs companies billions of
dollars each year in worker’s compensation claims,
lost revenue and lost workdays.
Thirty-six percent of all carpal tunnel syndrome
patients require unlimited medical treatment.
Unlimited treatment is defined as a possible repeat of the
surgery, physical therapy, and/or pain medication.
Source: National Bureau of Labor and Statistics and
National Institute for Health (1997-2000).