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Epicondylitis

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Inflammation.: Lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow is caused by repeatedly raising and straightening the arm & wrist. It can happen to tennis players who don’t u ... Read More

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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
Months to forever: Medial epicondylitis usually resolves in 6 months but if it persists it is now chronic and you should be seen by an orthopedic surgeon for injections, ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Galyon
34 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Relief or cure: Assuming tennis elbow or similar condition it occurs when the attached muscles/tendons are being pulled and torn from their bone attachments. Early on ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Medial epicondylitis: The pain can last from 6 weeks to 3 months. Use a forearm strap, nsaids and do stretching exercises.
A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Prabhat Sinha
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Inflammatiepicondyli: You can get a cortisone shot or take anti inflammatory do not use affected elbow get. A elbow splint.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience in Hand Surgery
Months: Severe lat epicondylitis or tennis elbow needs to be treated with occasional steroid injections, counterforce bracing and exercise. Sometimes a wrist ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Medial epicondylitis: This can be treated with antiinflammatory drugs, stretching and bracing. Sometimes a cortisone injection may be beneficial.
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Depends type/Sugery: This question better be asked by the surgeon doing the surger.First of all we do not know whether you have Medial Epicondylitis (Golf Elbow) or Latera ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Get to an: orthopedic surgeon. Oral and topical anti inflammatory agents could help. Also speak with your PT for exercise, stimulation, and activities to avoid ... Read More
A 82-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Tendinosis: The lateral epicondyle of the elbow is the bony origin for muscles that extend the wrist. The medial epicondyle for muscles that flex the wrist. Later ... Read More
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