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

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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Rest

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

In brief: Rest

Depending on the diagnosis, rest, pt, ice, and anti-inflamatories are all preferable treatment options.
Next might be a cortisone shot.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care

In brief: MLD/CDT

Use capsaicin patch if this is a old stress, Lidocaine patch if this a recent stress and wrap with unna ooot strips (calamine soaked gauze) cover with webril and tubular stretch bandage - for swelling we use grey foam on top with acewrap to give extra comfort and pressure - this is called complex decongestive therapy will be performed by people trained in this contact you local physical therapist.

In brief: MLD/CDT

Use capsaicin patch if this is a old stress, Lidocaine patch if this a recent stress and wrap with unna ooot strips (calamine soaked gauze) cover with webril and tubular stretch bandage - for swelling we use grey foam on top with acewrap to give extra comfort and pressure - this is called complex decongestive therapy will be performed by people trained in this contact you local physical therapist.
Dr. Vasu Brown
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