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Unformatted text preview: • Splints • Physiotherapy • Non-steroid anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen or naproxen • Local steroid injections In some circumstances minor surgical procedures, such as a Carpal Tunnel Release, may be appropriate and help treat symptoms. Prognosis Prognosis is usually very good, so long as time is given for the injury to heal and adjustments are made to prevent its recurrence. Often the disorders will resolve spontaneously however if symptoms persist surgery may be of benefit for a few. Prevention Good working postures and the provision of suitable office furniture, for example, may help in the prevention of RSIs. Employment medical services may provide advice, especially in regards to ergonomic design, on providing the optimum work conditions for employees....
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course ANTHRO 2000 taught by Professor Monicaoyola during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10