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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ice: The term tendinitis refers to an inflammatory condition of the tendon. Heat draws blood flow and inflammatory cells to an area, cold application redu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Weight training: A general rule after tendonitis or joint irritation has resolved is to go back at half load and half repetition. Wearing a glove or soft splint and a ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Earle
30 years experience General Surgery
Surgery?: May need a surgical procedure and/or physical therapy. Best to see a hand surgeon for a more complete evaluation. You can then make a more informed de ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Nsaids, exercises, paraffin dips, warm soaks.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
REST and MODIFY: First, use the standard rest ice compression and use some otc meds such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or something that you have used before s ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
34 years experience Hand Surgery
Caring for a : Broken wrist involves assessing the nature of, location, degree, angulation, displacement, soft tissue. Injury as well as age, general health, bone ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendonitis: Rest, nsaids, alternate heat and ice.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compress, elevate. Avoid doing the activity that is causing you to have the tendinitis. Once you feel better, slowly return to the activity ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clive Segil
57 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Reduction: By a competent orthopaedic surgeon.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Ice and PT: Patellar tendinitis is inflammation of the tendon attaching your knee cap to your shin bone. It is best treated by a regular icing program and physica ... Read More
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A 60-year-old member asked:
Dr. Betty Keller
34 years experience Rheumatology
Depends on Type: Treatment of arthritis is based on the type of arthritis. If you have arthritis you should see a rheumatologist for proper diagnosis and treatment. Rh ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
No good answer: There really is not a best answer for this. What works well and fast for you might not for the next patient. In general, injections work faster than ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Shybut
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Emergent reduction: Traumatic dislocations are emergencies and should be reduced (put back in) asap--best done in the er. Follow up treatment depends on age, activity le ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Rest, meds, PT, u/s: Tendinitis in the limbs is often result of over use/trauma and the first thing to do is take it easy/rest a bit. Antiinflammatory meds such as aleve/m ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Many remedies: The treatments for tendonitis of the elbow include rest, intermittent icing (but don't place ice directly on the skin), use of a tennis elbow brace or ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott m Smith
40 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Anti inflammatory: Depending on the cause, tendinitis is treated with rest and meds. You should rest from activities that cause painand take appropriate medicines. A cor ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Rest: Ice, nsaids, controled stretching, and physical therapy.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasin ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
21 years experience Plastic Surgery
Begin with rest: Begin with rest and activity modificaiton. Do not pull or lift things with your elbows locked out. Antiinflammatories can help, if you dont see an i ... Read More
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A 86-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Short time immobilization followed by physical therapy. If reocurrs then surgery may be needed.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Troy Reyna
43 years experience Pediatric Surgery
Ice: Ice, non weight bearing and immobilization of the ankle.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some things may help: For inflammation at achilles' tendon near the heel bone, one can take Motrin 3 times a day for a few days to decrease inflammation. Decrease sports ac ... Read More
A 69-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Diclofenac: In the U.S., diclofenac is a prescription anti-inflammatory often put into a gel or a cream that can be applied to the knee between 1 and 4 times a da ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depends on cause: Orthotics and supportive, well fitting shoes. Stretching exercises. See your podiatrist.
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