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Modrate to severe tendonitis

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
Orthopaedic Surgery 15 years experience
Multiple modalities: Typically a patient must rest and ice and take anti-inflammatories. Physical therapy with eccentric strengthening of the tendon is essential to return... Read More

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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Saunders
Internal Medicine 43 years experience
Tendinitis: Consider anti inflammatory drugs like advil (ibuprofen) or alleve, heat, physical therapy and sometimes cortisone injection. See your doctor.
Dr. Scott Slattery
Sports Medicine 31 years experience
Time/rest/NSAIDS: Usually tendinitis will improve over time with rest, activity modification, and use of Ibuprofen type meds. If this does not work and depending on the... Read More
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
While I agree..: While i agree with dr. Slattery, you can not ignore the fact the extensor muscles and tendons have been overloaded. It is important to do forearm str... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Hard to predict: Forearm tendonitis problems can be difficult due to the fact that they are hard to predict. The best course of action is proper identification of the... Read More
Dr. Peter Tomasello
Orthopedic Surgery 30 years experience
See below: Where at in your arm? Usually a few week to a few months . It depends on your activities of the arm to allow rest and healing. And avoid activities th... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Yes: It sound as if you have a medial epicondylitis. When conservative therapy has failed, surgery is a reasonable option with a high success rate.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Tendinitis: Depending on the severity of the condition will affect the severity of the pain
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Phillip Goebel
Emergency Medicine 16 years experience
Rest : Tendonitis is treated with rest, sometimes meaning splinting or just not engaging in the activity that provoked it, And treatment of the inflammation ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Unusual : Shoulder 'tendinitis' @ age17 is very unusual unless you are involved in overhead sports( softball , tennis etc.)i would suggest talking w/ your paren... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amir Khan
Sports Medicine 27 years experience
Time vs surgery: Most can be treated nonoperatively with the use of rest and avoidance of painful activities such as knee extension machines, deep knee squats, lunges,... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Patellar tendinitis?: I'm assuming u have patellar tendinitis w/ your mention of the 'strap' or chopat strap. I rarely use this for patellar tendinitis . I would suggest se... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 38 years experience
Can be: If the ultrasound is set to high, it will cause pain to the area. Make sure that you do not have pain when the ultrasound is administered.
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