I have worked in the construction industry over 37 years. My job is a physical one that requires a lot of lifting (up to 100 lbs.), using a sledge hammer, shoveling, pushing/pulling equipment, etc.
Through out my career I have suffered many moderate injuries, strained ankles, knees, wrists, elbows, back, and even a hernia. Although not were all work related, I would “work through the pain,” not allowing my injuries to heal [...]