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Pain in wrist joint often, stress. What to do? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 26-Mar-2013
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User:Hi I am Sriram age 35 male
Doctor:welcome to XXXXXXX
User:recently am observing pain in my right wrist - i probably feels it should be due to excessive use of laptop
User:and also two wheeler driving as i have to move the throttle frequently
Doctor:SO U GET THE pain, only when you up and down movements of the wrist joint ?
User:i believe it should be due to RSI i.e repeated strees injury
User:yes but more when i lean on my writ for support
Doctor:This seems to be due to carpal tunnel syndrome
Doctor:this is a condition, which is the most common form of RSI,wich you have mentioned
User:how to get rid of this pain
Doctor:here the nerves in the carpal tunnel, within the wrist joint at inflammed either due to pressure or inflammation
Doctor:the best way, is to wear a wrist splint for 4 -6 weeks
Doctor:with reduction of the hand movements as much as possible
User:i hope this available in all pharma stores
Doctor:In addition, you will need prescription medications, to reduce the inflammation as well as allow proper healing
Doctor:Yes, they are available , but you should consult a orthopedic doctor, who can examine you and advise you the splint, that will suit your needs
User:ok thanks a ton doctor
Doctor:he will also prescribe you the proper medications
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