Guide to Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTDs)

Cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) are injuries of the musculoskeletal system—including joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, and blood vessels. Conditions like are often grouped together as Cumulative Trauma Disorders, Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI), overuse syndrome, and repetitive motion disorders. CTDs are the biggest work-related health problem in the U.S.