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Repetitive Wrist Strain

 
 
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Repetitive Wrist Strain

What is Repetitive Wrist Strain?

The repetition of physical movement can cause damage to tendons, nerves, and muscles. Some occupations leave the patient more susceptible to such conditions where the repeated actions place excessive stress on certain areas.
 
Symptoms
  • Starting with a slight ache that escalates and spreads to neighboring areas
  • Other symptoms include pain, dull ache, throbbing, tightness, numbness and tingling in the affected areas.
Cause
  • Repetitive movement of the wrist for prolonged periods
  • Poor posture whilst carrying out any movement
  • Excessive force whilst carrying out movement
Treatment
  • Splints can be used to help alleviate problems
  • Heat or cold packs will alleviate pain
  • Physiotherapy can help heal the area
  • Apply ointments and balms to ease pain down
Prevention
  • Reduce the amount involved in repetitive activity
  • Try the use of wrist supports
  • Take frequent breaks
 
 
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