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Repetitive Strain Injury Of The Upper Arm Or Shoulder Treatment Overview

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Care Plan


First steps to consider

  • A mild to moderate repetitive strain injury can often be treated at home.
  • OTC pain relievers and other at-home strategies, like rest and ice, can help your pain.

When you may need a provider

  • The pain is severe or you still have pain after about 1–2 weeks of home treatments.

Emergency Care

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Go to the ER if you have any of the following symptoms:

  • Swelling that’s getting worse
  • Extreme pain
  • Discoloration
  • You can’t move your arm

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