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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Per Freitag
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Ligate the vein: A superficial vein can easily either be avoided of ligated (tied off).

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A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Tendon: A tendon very simply is the structure that connects muscle to bone allowing the muscle to thereby "do it's thing" i.E move the bone.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
35 years experience Hand Surgery
Long thin flexible: Tendons can also be broad and flat. Tendons connect muscle to bones.
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A 13-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Indirectly by strengthening associated muscualture.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Bronstein
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Repetitive extension: Multiple causes can lead to extensor carpi ulnaris tendon pathology. The mechanism to "tear" would be loading the tendon by extension and radial devia ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
33 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
I'm not aware: of any other term for tendon in common usage
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
15 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Depends on a lot: This depends greatly on which tendon, degree of tear, and functional goals of the patient. At best, some tears can be managed with pain control and re ... Read More
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A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Yes: Tendons tear from trauma and if the injury was directed at the forearm, it could happen there. You should ice the injured area and seek the attention ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: Pain, swelling, difficulty moving joint of attachment.
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
46 years experience Sports Medicine
Six weeks: It takes generally about six weeks. Do ice and stretch to help in recovery. I persist, something else may be going on. Seek medical attention if is no ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation to start.

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