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A 58-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Moor
Dr. John Moor answered
37 years experience Sports Medicine
Avoid painful action: Golfer's elbow(aka medial epicondylitis) is partial pulling off of the tendons/muscles that flex the wrist and turn the palm down. Pain says you're st ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Swelling of tendon: -itis means inflammation of. Tendonitis is inflammation ( usually equates to redness, pain, swelling) of a tendon. Often due to overuse or friction ... Read More
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Dr. Justin Fuehrer
9 years experience Emergency Medicine
Rest: Tendinitis is essentially inflammation of the tendons and can occur in multiple areas of the body. The best and initial treatment involves rest, ice, ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: It depends somewhat are the area of the body that is involved. Rest, splinting and nsaids may help. Physical therapy, exercises and cortisone injectio ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Morton
17 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inflammation: A bursa is a pocket of fluid that provides a buffer between muscle and bone. Inflammation of the bursa either from overuse or injury can lead to burs ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Both sides: Bilateral means on both sides. Tendinitis is inflammation of the tendon.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Knee tendonitis usually refers to an inflammatory condition around the tendons of the knee. A common example would be a patellar tendonitis affecting ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendon Inflammation: Irritation, swelling, inflammation of the achilles tendon. Can be caused by strain injury, direct contusion injury, degeneration from age, frictional ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Aufseeser
8 years experience Podiatry
Tendonitis: Tendonitis is a term used to describe inflammation of a tendon. Achilles tendonitis therefore is inflammation of the achilles tendon. Tendinopathy i ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Gluck
38 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.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Corrado
40 years experience Family Medicine
Inflamation: The synovium is part of the lining of a joint. It produces fluid that helps lubricate the joint and keep it moving smoothly. Synovitis is inflamation ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Hip tendonitis is a condition of inflammation of any of the tendons around the hip joint. Common would be the hip flexor tendons becoming strained and ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vinay Pampati
16 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inflammation: Inflammation of a hip flexor muscle that responds well to rest, stretching, anti-inflammatories
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Inflamation: It is inflamation of the sesamoid bones which are under the 1st metatarsal head.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
50 years experience Sports Medicine
Inflammation: It is an inflammation of the ligament(mislabeled a tendon) from the kneecap(patella) to the leg bone(tibia). It is associated with running activities, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Garrett Caldwell
8 years experience Family Medicine
Fibromyalgia: Fibromyalgia is a syndrome in which a person (most commonly women) has wide spread pain and tenderness in the joints, muscles, tendons, and other soft ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Torrente
21 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: Arthritis is inflammation of a joint or multiple joints. The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which is age related. There are other typ ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hadfield
12 years experience Podiatry
Cartilage damage: Arthritis is a progressive damage to the cartilage in your joints. It can be cause by several things including wear and tear, rheumatoid arthritis an ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Harhay
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
"Sick Cartilage": Specifically: breakdown of the cartilage on the kneecap. Can be very serious in a small number of patients.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Lower limb pain: Sciatica is a general term for a condition which has caused inflammation of or compression of a major spinal nerve or nerves which have a pain patter ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Inflammation: Achilles's tendinitis is inflammation of the tendon at the bottom, back of the leg - what connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. It can be cause ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience Family Medicine
Sciatica: Sciatic is a condtion of pain arising from pressure or irritation or inflammation of the sciatic nerve as it courses from the lumbar spine down to the ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. SG Erman
Dr. SG Erman answered
34 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: The sciatic nerve is a large nerve that is composed of many smaller nerves that come out of the lower back and run down each leg. They merge and sepa ... Read More
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