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Problem of RSI - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Excellent Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   Hi..
Doctor :   hi
User :   yeah..actually i have been working in computer-related job for the past 3 years
Doctor :   ok
User :   now i have developed RSI...
User :   tats why my doctor said..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please fill these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No
User :   i am currently undergoing physical therapy for this..
User :   yeah fine..
Doctor :   OK
User :   Age: 23. Gender: Male. Occpupation: Medical Transcriptionist. Location: . Marital Status: Single. Dependents: 4.
User :   therapy has been going on for about 1-1/2 months now..
Doctor :   ok
User :   but still it doesnt't seem to be helping..
User :   as soon as i start working, the pain comes bcak
User :   so thought will take ur second opinion..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Do you have any other health problems?
User :   nope..
Doctor :   ok
User :   nothing so far except this..
Doctor :   have you improved your sitting posture?
User :   yep...i hve certainly tried..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   now how are the complaints?
Doctor :   have they become worse or remain the same?
User :   if i dont work, there is nothing..
User :   but as soon as start work, its almost back to where it started..
Doctor :   where is the pain licalised?
Doctor :   localised
User :   mostly shoulders, right greater than left...
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   have you tried any other modalities of treatment?
User :   no, nothing so far..
User :   this is the first treatment..
User :   the physical therapy i mean..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you following any exercises?
User :   not exactly exercises, a few strectches which my therapist taught me..
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   are you taking any medications?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   the problem is now i doubt whether i can continue in this profession..
Doctor :   physical therapy takes some time to act
Doctor :   atleast 2-3 months
Doctor :   also you can try treatments like massage therapy
User : it..ok
User :   massaage is myotherapy right ??
Doctor :   but the massage has to be carried out by a trained professional
Doctor :   i also suggest that you do some exercise like walking everyday
User :   yeah..fine
Doctor :   it helps strengthen your muscles better
Doctor :   doid you get an xray done?
User :   no..
Doctor :   i suggest that you get a xray cervical spine done to rule out
Doctor :   any spondylitis
Doctor :   do you have any tingling or numbness in your arms?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   yes, i do hve some tingling in the shoulders
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   then i suggest you get the xray done
User :   ok
Doctor :   also we will send you a document on some simple workplace
Doctor :   exercises for computer related injuries
User :   yeah fine
Doctor :   i also suggest that you practice good posture while sitting and standing
Doctor :   lie down without a pillow
Doctor :   on a hard surface
User :   oh..ok..while sleeping ?
Doctor :   do you drive a two wheeler?
Doctor :   yes
User :   no, but planning to buy one in the next 1 or 2 weeks ?
User :   why?
Doctor :   its not advisable to drive a two wheeler
Doctor :   for mare than
Doctor :   1/2 hr per day
Doctor :   if you have this problem
User : bad news..
Doctor :   4 wheeler
Doctor :   would be better
User :   nope
User : it..
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok fine will try to follow tat also..
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
Doctor :   drive a two wheeler only after you are cured completely
User :   u stil there?
Doctor :   I have to close this chat window as you have moved out of the chat. Please log in again if you need further medical advice.
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about
User :   just a min
User :   there is some prob
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   u still there ??
User :   there was some problem ??
User :   u still there?
User :   there was some problem ?
Doctor :   anything else u want to know about?
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   hi
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