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What can you do for a repetitive stress injury to a hand?

What can you do for a repetitive stress injury to a hand?

Rest: Depending on the diagnosis, rest, pt, ice, and anti-inflamatories are all preferable treatment options. Next might be a cortisone shot. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Stress (Definition)

Stress affects most people in some way. Acute (sudden, short-term) stress leads to rapid changes throughout the body. Almost all body systems (the heart and blood vessels, immune system, lungs, digestive system, sensory organs, and brain) gear up to meet perceived danger. These stress responses could prove beneficial in a critical, life-or-death situation. Over time, however, repeated stressful situations put a strain on the body that may contribute to physical and psychological problems. Chronic (long-term) stress can have real health consequences and should be addressed like any other health concern. Fortunately, research is showing that lifestyle changes and stress-reduction techniques can help people learn ...Read more


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How can you to prevent rsi on the hand (repetitive stress injury)?

How can you to prevent rsi on the hand (repetitive stress injury)?

Avoid it: All activities should be started gradually just like a sport or exercise. Too much too fast will lead to injury. Be sure to take breaks to rest. If your hand can't take the stress of the job, best to look for different job. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for hand stress injuries?

What is the best treatment for hand stress injuries?

Change activities: We really need more info to be more helpful. What kind of injuries? What is your job activities? ...Read more

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What causes the onset of pain in my hand from repetitive stress?

What causes the onset of pain in my hand from repetitive stress?

Carpal tunnel: This could be as simple as cramps of the small muscles within the hand (the intrisics), which is a part of the syndrome known generally as writer's cramp. Or, it could be carpal tunnel syndrome. I would advise you see a hand surgeon for an evaluation as it might help. ...Read more

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I loose the control and coordination of my hand for few seconds while I over-stress it for writing during exams.It feels as a sudden shock.Serious?

I loose the control and coordination of my hand for few seconds while I over-stress it for writing during exams.It feels as a sudden shock.Serious?

Tremor: If this only happens when you are stressed over an exam, it is likely anxiety as a cause, but if it can occur at any time, it may be one of many things, two of the more common ones being carpal tunnel syndrome or an essential tremor. Also consider getting your thyroid checked. ...Read more

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My hands been shaking for the past 2 days lately i've been under a lot of stress. I blacked out yesterday when i got up off my seat what is the cause?

My hands been shaking for the past 2 days lately i've been under a lot of stress. I blacked out yesterday when i got up off my seat  what is the cause?

I am not sure.: You may have had postural hypotension causing you to black out. Hydrate well. Blacking out can lead to significant injury. You need medical evaluation. Take care. ...Read more

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My hands will uncontrollably shake randomly. This will last for hours at a time. I have been going through something that would scare most people, but i'm not afraid and it doesn't happen when that stressor is going on, its honestly random. It happens m

Sometimes we have: delayed reactions to stress. (Post traumatic Stress Syndrome is an extreme example of this following war or other traumatic events) When the stressor is occurring, we are strong and keep it together only to fall apart later when the danger has subsided. This may be what is happening for you. Consider talking to a psychologist and process the stressful event or issues. ...Read more

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My nerves are so bad because of stress my hands are shaking..I also have anxiety?

My nerves are so bad because of stress my hands are shaking..I also have anxiety?

Nerves aren't bad: It appears that you're anxious. If your symptoms occur often and cause significant distress please discuss with your regular doctor. Medications and/or therapy can be very helpful for anxiety disorders. Some home remedies also can be helpful, such as discussing your concerns with a trusted friend, going for a walk, practicing a relaxation meditation, or redoubling your efforts. ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more