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    I have been to the doctor and I started getting pain in my left wrist and arm and my gp diagnosed it as repetitive strain injury. I was given a two week course of ibruprofen and I completed that and it didnt really improve. I was given a cast I wear that and it makes the pain worse. My gp said that they usually advise people with this type of injury to not continue the activity that is causing them pain for at least two weeks but I can't because I have to hand my work in otherwise I'll fail. I now have the same pain in my right wrist and arm. Any advice?
    Could I do any particular exercises or anything that could help to cope with the pain or anything?
    I'd be very grateful for your help. Thanks
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    (Original post by Reachin4TheStars)
    I have been to the doctor and I started getting pain in my left wrist and arm and my gp diagnosed it as repetitive strain injury. I was given a two week course of ibruprofen and I completed that and it didnt really improve. I was given a cast I wear that and it makes the pain worse. My gp said that they usually advise people with this type of injury to not continue the activity that is causing them pain for at least two weeks but I can't because I have to hand my work in otherwise I'll fail. I now have the same pain in my right wrist and arm. Any advice?
    Could I do any particular exercises or anything that could help to cope with the pain or anything?
    I'd be very grateful for your help. Thanks
    I know somebody with RSI and they see an osteopath for it. It helps them a lot. You could give that a go. I'm not sure if you can get a referral to see them, but they aren't too expensive.
    Osteopaths are good with all sorts of muscle and bone stuff and can usually find something that helps. I think the person I know has some exercises that help which they were shown how to do.
    You can also talk to your school/ uni and tell them that you have an injury. They may be able to help you out with a bit of extra time or something.
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    I know somebody with RSI and they see an osteopath for it. It helps them a lot. You could give that a go. I'm not sure if you can get a referral to see them, but they aren't too expensive.
    Osteopaths are good with all sorts of muscle and bone stuff and can usually find something that helps. I think the person I know has some exercises that help which they were shown how to do.
    You can also talk to your school/ uni and tell them that you have an injury. They may be able to help you out with a bit of extra time or something.
    Oh okay cool I'll look into that, thank you so much!
 
 
 
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