Facts about MassageSpecialists.com

  • MassageSpecialists.com boasts a program that can reduce traditional treatment costs for RSI and Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD's) by as much as 80%.
  • MassageSpecialists.com has a 90% success rate in returning RSI cases to work.
  • MassageSpecialists.com has a 90% success rate treating carpal tunnel syndrome.
  • Many massage therapists in the Colorado Front Range come to MassageSpecialists.com when they need massage therapy.
  • Four of the world's top Iron-Man Triathlon winners came to MassageSpecialists.com for muscular-skeletal structure, gait and repetitive motion analysis: Ken Glah, Peter Reed, Sue Latshaw and Chucky V.
  • Facts about Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs)

    According to the National Safety Council (Workers' Compensation Cases, Injury Facts, 1999):

  • Work-related injuries in 1998 cost America more than 80 million lost workdays, at $62.9 billion for wage and productivity losses, $19.9 billion for medical costs, $25.6 billion for administrative expenses, and $12 billion for other employer costs.

  • According to the National Council on Compensation Insurance (1995):

  • One in four workers experience pain or discomfort on the job.
  • Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs) account for 25% of all illnesses/injuries requiring days away from work.
  • Worker's Compensation claims were up 720% from 1985 to 1995.
  • the average cost of a workers comp claim is $12,000.
  • the two fastest growing categories are back strain and Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSIs).
  • RSIs account for 25% of days away from work -- 462,800 in 1995.
  • musculo-skeletal injury now accounts for 62% of all workers comp claims.
  • RSI problems cost US business nearly $100 billion annually.
  • According to the AAOHN Journal (January 2000):

  • The National Bureau of Labor Statistics reported 332,000 cases of Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs) in 1994 -- 62% of all illness cases recorded.
  • The number of recorded cases CTDs has increased by 1,443% since 1972. (Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [NIOSH], 1997b)
  • Cumulative trauma disorders are estimated to account for $1 of every $3 spent on workers' compensation costs.
  • Direct costs of CTDs are $15 to $20 billion annually for medical expenses and indemnity.
  • Indirect costs reach up to $60 billion -- for absenteeism, retraining injured workers, training new employees to perform injured employees' jobs, decreased productivity and quality, and poor employee morale.



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