NetWellness is a global, community service providing quality, unbiased health information from our partner university faculty. NetWellness is commercial-free and does not accept advertising.
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
My doctor is sending me to physical therapist for chest wall pain. He wrote on the note physico. chest wall sti? What could STI stand for?
What you have written in your question is not a standard abbreviation, and I cannot comment on what might be written since I do not have the document in front of me. Call your physician's office and ask them to clarify your diagnosis.
Just as a wild guess, do you think it says physical chest wall strain? (Strain would typically be abbreviated str.)
Tammy S Wadsworth, PT MS OCS
Sports Medicine Team Member
Clinical Instructor at The School of Allied Medical Professions
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University