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Any Tips For Biceps Tendonitis From Carrying A Toddler
Prevention: 1. Use a baby carrier i.E there's all sorts of models available for front and back 2. If you need to carry the baby, use one hand to support the other so all the force is not on the elbow i.E biceps 3. Consider limited course of anti inflammatories assuming no contraindications. ...Read more
Not really: However pain from the wrist may radiate proximally if the radial sensory nerve which crosses the area of tendon that gets sequent aims is also irritated . Make sure the splint does not irritate the nerve or the boney prominsnce as rigid splints can do this and at times the splint is worse than the original problem. ...Read more
I have had biceps tendonitis for 5 years. After pt, rest, meds, still not better and experience the same symptoms as day 1. Am i missing something?
Biceps tendon: Usually represents tendinosis or disease of the tendon. Not inflamed. Would exercise doing an eccentric loading program. If no improvement consider diagnostic ultrasound or MRI of area. If significant tendinosis or partial tear consider prolotherapy, platelet rich plasma injection, or surgery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI read Full-thickness biceps tendonitis tear. Is this term means a major tear? No discoloration, swelling or harsh pain associated.
Yes: Full thickness tears are completely thorough the tendon. I would suspect additional injury. This should be repaired surgically. See an orthopedist ...Read more
How effective is orthopedic surgery for biceps tendonitis? Have had on and off tendonitis for over a year and physical therapy has not help ed
My tendonitis on my biceps and rotator cuff won't disappear despite depomedrol (methylprednisolone) injection. Mri says no nerve impingement. What are other remedies?
It depends: Electric stimulation has been used for over 100 years. These days you have units that use either milliamps or microamps. There are now very sophisticated microcurrent machines in use by physicians, chiropractors, pts and athletic trainers. I think they are the most effective. Find a frequency specific microcurrent provider who has a machine w/ many settings including ones just for tendons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is bicep tendonitis and can it be caused by impact ? Also would that explain instability of the tendon at certain angles?
Unhappy Tendon: The long head of the biceps passes through a tunnel into the shoulder. Anything that make the tunnel smaller or tendon bigger, ie swelling from an impact, can make the tendon rub. It stays swollen, it frays, it hurts. Probably not a cause for instability. ...Read more