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Treatment for Repetitive Strain Injury

A large number of Injuries at Work include repetitive strain injuries. People who are competitive athletes, artists, electricians and assembly line workers are more prone to such injuries. These are caused when the muscles and the tendons become inflamed due to their over-use, usually affecting wrists, elbows, hands, shoulders and neck. There are various methods of treatment for repetitive strain injury including the use of a painkiller or an anti-inflammatory pill, but these will not usually cure the problem and will only allow the area to rest for a while. Another thing the person can do is to talk to their employer to alleviate the condition by assessing and implementing the required improvements in the workplace.

Some physicians may also prescribe the method of physical therapy which helps in developing and maximising the body movements. Another therapy that a doctor may suggest is occupational therapy, which helps in developing and maintaining the skills that are required for carrying out the general activities needed to lead a comfortable life. Another treatment for repetitive strain injury is soft tissue therapy. This procedure decompresses the area around the injury, thus increasing the circulation and help in the healing process. As a final resort, the doctor may also recommend to have a surgery.

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