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Work station ergonomics to prevent computer related injuries - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help ou
User :   i have frequent pain in my arm - the left one
Doctor :   since?
User :   past 1 month
Doctor :   what is the type of pain
Doctor :   How is it?
Doctor :   Is it throbbing, sqeezing, pricking or radiating
User :   a pull in the arm
User :   outward pull
Doctor :   do yoiu have numbness or tingling
Doctor :   To get a more complete picture I need this information
Age: ; Occupation: ; Location: ; Marital Status:
User :   24, S/w engineer, India - Hyd,Married
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   do yoiu have numbness or tingling in the arm
User :   sometimes -yes
Doctor :   Do you have neck pain, back pain
User :   i have back pain
User :   no neck pain
Doctor :   I opine that it is because of yoiu computer related work
Doctor :   sitting in a place for hours and working
Doctor :   isnt it
User :   ok - how can I help sove this issue?
Doctor :   You have to learn some work station ergonomics
Doctor :   YOu should follow some
Doctor :   and precautions to avoid these computer related injuries called as CRI or OOS
Doctor :   Keep doing exercises at desk
Doctor :   I shall provide you some links and you can go through them
User :   oh sure..
Thnx Doctor I'll go through these links
Doctor :   Ok for the pain you can take a pain killer
Doctor :   ovet the countrer
Doctor :   combiflam
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   bye
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