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Is cryotherapy used to treat bicipital tendinitis

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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This is an inflam-: -matory process aggravated by any over head activity. The treatment is to decrease the process with anti inflammatory meds and activity modification. ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stratos Christianakis
17 years experience Rheumatology
Rest, PT: Rest is the mainstay as well as pt modalities (bracing, patellar band). Nsaids like Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin are also important to help speed up re ... Read More
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A 48-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 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation and then support and anti-inflamatory medication.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Different: There are different approaches. It will actually depend on what shoulder structure(s) is/are involved. If it is rotator cuff (by far, most frequently ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rest/Ice: Intially a short course of rest, ice, and anti-inflammatories can help. If pain lasts greater than 2 weeks see your physician as there are other trea ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
It depends: It really depends on the location of the tendinitis. Possible treatments include specific exercises, nsaids, local cortisone injections or physical th ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rest and stretching: Most tendinitis comes from overuse of a tendon that does not have a chance to heal. Resting does not mean sitting at home watching television, it mean ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
NSAIDs: Usually the treatments involve rest ice and nsaids there are many different ones some being over the counter and some prescription try to stay away ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Many ways : Rest from the offending activity, with jumping being a common cause. Ice, nsaids and a patellar tendon strap. Physical therapy with a focus on quad st ... Read More
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