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    1. Swelling - Preparing For Your Appointment

      A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Swelling.

    2. Swelling - Preparing For Your Appointment

      A list of questions that will help your health care professional diagnose and treat Groin Problem and Injuries.

    3. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Cause

      Learn about carpal tunnel syndrome and what causes it.

    4. Swelling - Where to Go for Help

      If you have tried the home treatment suggestions but your pain and discomfort have lasted for several days (for example, 7 continuous days), call your doctor. Health professionals who can diagnose and treat work - related injuries include:Family medicine physicians.General practitioners.Neurologists.Nurse practitioners.Occupational medicine specialists.Occupational therapists.Orthopedic ...

    5. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome - Health Tools

      This health tools will help you make wise health decisions or take action regarding carpal tunnel.

    6. Ice for Heel Pain - Home Treatment

      If you have a musculoskeletal injury such as back or neck strain or carpal tunnel syndrome, try home treatment for a few days when you first notice symptoms. These steps are usually helpful in relieving discomfort caused by stress and overuse. Home treatment includes: Resting the painful area and avoiding or modifying activities that aggravate your pain or discomfort. Return to some daily ...

    7. Preventing Finger, Hand, and Wrist Problems - Topic Overview

      Carpal tunnel syndrome can usually be diagnosed with a medical history and a physical exam. But sometimes nerve tests are used to check median nerve function when symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome are present. The nerve conduction velocity (NCV) test measures the speed of electricity as it moves through a nerve. An electromyogram (EMG) records the electrical activity of nerves and muscles, which shows nerve or muscle disorders.If you have carpal tunnel symptoms, nerve tests may or may not be appropriate for you. Before you have nerve tests, think about the following:Nerve tests aren't helpful in every case. A few people with carpal tunnel syndrome have normal nerve test results. When work-related carpal tunnel syndrome is evaluated, nerve tests are usually done.Nerve tests are often completed before surgery is done. Nerve tests may confirm a diagnosis and thus prevent unneeded surgery. If there is nerve damage, surgery may be considered to prevent permanent damage.

    8. Office Ergonomics - Topic Overview

      What is a shoulder SLAP tear? A SLAP tear is a specific kind of injury to your shoulder. It is a tear in the ring of firm tissue -- called the labrum -- around your shoulder socket. SLAP stands for "superior labrum, anterior to posterior." In other words, it is "the top part of the labrum, from the front to the back."

    9. Manual Therapy for Neck Pain - Topic Overview

      Manual therapy includes: Massage,which applies pressure to the soft tissues of the body,such as the muscles. Mobilization,which uses slow,measured movements to twist,pull,or push bones and joints. Manipulation,which uses rapid,forceful movements to move the bones and joints. Chiropractors,osteopaths,massage therapists,and physical therapists sometimes use manual treatment. Manual ...

    10. Swelling - Prevention

      Abdominal pain can often be prevented. Develop regular bowel habits to prevent abdominal pain caused by constipation. Develop regular eating habits. Overeating is a common cause of abdominal pain.

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