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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 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
14 years experience Sports Medicine
No: Tennis elbow is caused by micro tears near the insertion of one of the muscles that extends your wrist. Which is the most effective treatment is contr ... Read More
A 59-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
This problem actuall: -y a self limiting disease. If nothing is done & U modify Ur activities that cause the pain. Take a long time & i only rec PT & try a brac ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Marine?: I am uncertain what youmean by marine. There is an exercise program that can help you. If your question is about water therapy I think an occup ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Harvey
37 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tennis elbow: No the surgery is not too painful. It can be done through a small incision or an arthroscope as an outpatient procedure.
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Surgery?: Recommend conservative treatment with steroid injection, possible platelet rich plasma injection if an acute injury. Is diagnosis from mri? If so than ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: If the diagnosis is correct, and the procedure is done correctly, you should expect significant improvements in pain and function in 90-95% of cases. ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Very unlikely: But it's also unlikely to do any harm, if practiced correctly.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Ice and therapy: Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a inflammation of the tendons on the outside of your elbow. Treatment usually consists of regular icing, stre ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience Pain Management
Last resort: Be sure that you have exhausted all conservative treatments to include pt, meds, bracing, and injections. If all has failed and the pain is limiting ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neeoo Chin
39 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possibly: Acupuncture will greatly help tennis elbow. Shoulder spurs are more difficult for acupuncture to help.
A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
43 years experience Internal Medicine
Wrist curls: Wrist curls could aggravate tendinitis, if done with weights that are straining. Easy motion of wrists and hands and elbows are essential to assuage t ... Read More
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonathan Song
Specializes in Gynecology
Orthopedic Surgeon: Management will vary depending on the severity of the injury. Your uncle can either begin with his primary care physician or a sports physician, but ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Most patients return to normal function, no pain. 90% improve without surgery using nsaids, tennis elbow strap, ot, cortisone injections. Only 10% re ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
17 years experience General Practice
No: You can cause further injury to before a full healing process.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Several operations: Ask your surgeon what he intends to do? Consider prolotherapy as an alternative to surgery. Vist www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aaomed.Org for info a ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Possible: A fall on outstretched arm may lead to a tear of the triangular fibrocartilage complex. It is also possible the tear predates the fall hence the term ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
You would think an-: -adult who had all these procedures you might think twice about pulling tree roots. Get back to your hand surgeon and confess, & see what you did ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
Olecranon bursitis: Olecranon bursitis includes pain, swelling, and inflammation of the olecranon bursa at the back of the elbow.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Self Resolving: Mostly the problem spontaneously resolves over time. The difficulty is it is hard to predict the length of time until it resolves. Rarely needs surg ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Patel
Specializes in Neurology
Tendon vs. nerve: Golfer's elbow is due to the muscle tendon. Pain starts at the medial epicondyle and spreads down the forearm. Wrist bending, forearm twisting, & ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chen
14 years experience Sports Medicine
Epicondylitis: Tennis elbow is when the insertion of the muscles on the outside of your forearm gets irritated. Several muscles attach at one insertion which can bec ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Impingement: Bursitis/outlet impingement treatment includes modification of activities that produce pain, nsaids, maintenance of shoulder range of motion. Once pai ... Read More
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