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    strain, dry eyes, irritated eyes, double vision, vertigo/dizziness, polyopia, and difficulty refocusing the eyes (1). On top of these risks, there is an even higher risk for carpal tunnel syndrome (Klindt 1). “Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes numbness, tingling and other symptoms in the hand and arm.” (“Carpal Tunnel Syndrome” 1). Neck and back problems can also be caused from the use of tablets (Klindt 1). Long-term use of tablets can have harmful effects on students. This…

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    DOI: 10/23/2006. Patient is a 69-year-old male assistant terminal manager/superintendent who alleges numerous work related injuries to his back, right shoulder and left elbow due to cumulative trauma. Per IME report dated 01/22/09, the patient has had microforaminotomies of the lumbar spine. Medications include Gabapentin, doxazosin, Vicodin and Celebrex. It was opined that the patient has reached maximum medical improvement. Per procedure reports, the patient underwent a bilateral L3-L4…

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    DOI: 5/28/2013. Patient is a 54-year-old female apparel processor who sustained a left knee injury when she was going upstairs and her knee popped causing sharp pain. As per Omni, the patient was diagnosed with left knee patellar chondromalacia, medial synovial plica and torn medial meniscus. Patient is status post left knee arthroscopic partial medial meniscectomy, patella chondroplasty, medial femoral condyle chondroplasty and excision of synovial medial plica in 10/18/2013. IW was deemed P &…

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    Anterior Fusion

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    56-year-old male central processing technician who sustained cumulative trauma to his wrists and cervical spine. As per OMNI, he is diagnosed with cervical disc disease and bilateral carpal tunnel syndrome. He underwent a cervical ESI on 03/31/10. He is status post cervical fusion on 9/15/11 and status post carpal tunnel releases. MRI of the cervical spine obtained on 05/19/14 demonstrated no significant interval change compared to prior study. Anterior fusion with hardware is noted in place at…

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    admit it because they do not realize it and do not think that it is real. There are many physical and emotional signs and symptoms of a game addict. Signs and symptoms include: preoccupation with the game, migraines, fatigue, declining grades and carpal tunnel syndrome. When a person is addicted to gaming they display an abnormal preoccupation with the game; they may seem distracted, disinterested and constantly talk about the game. Someone who is intensely concentrating or straining their eyes…

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    ulnar artery which branches from the brachial artery at the cubital fossa. The ulnar nerve runs alongside the ulnar artery which lies between the flexor digitorum superficialis and flexor digitorum profundus. The ulnar nerve then continues into the carpal bones where it passes the Guyon’s…

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    Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

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    Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) was first identified by Sir Ashley Cooper in 1921 and was further evaluated by Rob and Standeven in 1958 (McKenzie). Thoracic outlet syndrome is a nonspecific diagnosis that refers to an array of conditions caused by compression of the neurovascular structures that pass through the thoracic outlet (Nichols). These conditions can be named based on their location of compression or the cause of symptoms (McKenzie). Factors that predispose patients to the development…

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    depression, failing school, repetitive stress and sleep deprivation. Texting too much can make you socially awkward. Spending the entire day on typing on your phone, you'll start to feel tense pain in your fingers and wrists. This is called carpal tunnel. Carpal tunnel syndrome can be caused when there is excessive pressure on the hand and wrist. This occurs when you repetitively bend and extend your wrist, especially during texting, be caused by an injury to your wrist, such. People also…

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    As mentioned earlier, the vertebral column consists of five regions. These regions are cervical (neck), thoracic (upper and mid back), lumbar (lower back), sacral and coccyx. Some of the structures that would be affected by the incident are the intervertebral discs, due to the compression that was placed on the head. If the vertebral discs structure is severely compressed, the inner material, known as the nucleus pulposus, that is inside the discs could leak out and cause herniation. Herniation…

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    Problems like Computer Vision Syndrome and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Computer Vision Syndrome can cause eyestrain, headaches, blurred vision, and etc. According to a report by the American Optometric Association people that use digital devices frequently are more incline to have musculoskeletal disorders as a result of muscle straining in certain parts of the body. These disorders also include Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, which is caused by pressure being pushed onto the median nerve…

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