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Repetitive strain injury

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Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Rest: If it's a repetitive strain, rest is the key.

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Repetitive strains: Listen to your own body . Should avoid activities which hurt while being done or produce pain within 4-12 hours. It is a good idea to increase repetit ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Common: Boxing injuries are common. Strain injuries such as rotator cuff tendinosis, posterior elbow impingement and tendinosis around the elbow are common i ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Strain : Strengthening the affected muscle/tendon to be able to accept the mechanical loads that continue to cause injury. Strains are an acute overload or re ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Very common: Repetitive motion injuries often occur when people perform the same tasks repeatedly over years.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
31 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cannot answer: Unfortunately, I do not have enough details about your complaints to give you a good answer. There are many types of so called repetitive strain syndr ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Pain and numbness: Carpal tunnel syndrome is often part of a broader problem that involves overuse and/or misuse of the entire arm from the fingertips to the neck. Peopl ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical exam: An xray will not directly show a patellar tendon rupture, however, typically your knee cap will be further up your leg than normal. The xray will als ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Conservative Therapy: Conservative therapy should be attempted first. Splints, anti inflammatories, and activity modification can help. If you do not improve then surgery ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Variable but usually includes swelling and pain. numbness occurs in the thumb, long ,index and half the ring finger if it includes carpal tunnel syndr ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Deitch
29 years experience Hand Surgery
No!: Carpal tunnel syndrome is a constellation of symptoms (pain, numbness, weakness) associated with compression of the median nerve at the level of the w ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes, like everyone: Else. A lot depends on a number of factors: like which specific ligament, or the severity of the injury, any past injury to the specific ligament whic ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Tucker
18 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Depending on the mechanics of your strain and tendons involved in your calcific tendinitis, it is likely that a traumatic event will exacerbate your s ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Abdul Ahmed
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes / No: In massive rotator cuff tears the shoulder can sublux superiorly and caus significant arthritis but acute dislocation of the shoulder is not seen.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lucia Zamorano
40 years experience Neurosurgery
Inflamation: Related to inflation of tendons ligaments and otjer soft tissues after aceleration decelaration.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Depending on the angle of seat and also the amount of vibration, motorcycles could certainly aggravate a back injury by both of these mechanisms.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
Synonymous: It is used interchangably, may be caused by repetitive tasks, forceful exertions, vibrations, mechanical compression (pressing against hard surfaces), ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
SURELY: Surely.
A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dariush Saghafi
32 years experience Neurology
Please clarify: I am not understanding the question on traumatic brain injury and how recovery takes place...Or when? Would like to help you understand this entity a ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hal Blatman
40 years experience Pain Management
Yes: they can be related. www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Normally: A tendon injury will heal faster, but this depends on which muscles or tendons, as blood flow differs in different areas, as well as stresses and spec ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Certainly possible: Certain repetitive motions like computer work and assembly work can cause and exacerbate wrist pain. It is important to get a good exam and possi ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Van der Harst
34 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Tendon: Tendons have clear indications for immediate reconstruction and care. Ligament injuries are not visualized on x-ray, and are usually not treated in ca ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: At your age, a rotator cuff tear would be a very serious injury. It is extremely rare for a 31 year old to have a rotator cuff tear. A strain of the r ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Efremov
42 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoidance: Avoiding what caused is the single biggest help.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Rest: Depends on type and location of the injury. Rest, ice and antiinflammatories can help see a specialists that treats your problems if your injury per ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Quam
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Repetitive strain: You won't like my answer, but to do that, you need to stop doing the repetitive causing action. Rest is the key. Try alternative activities.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Tape it: Tape the joint and finger but it will limit your movment. See an orthopedist for clarity in diagnosis and treatment.
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