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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
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
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
My tendonitis on my biceps and rotator cuff won't disappear despite depomedrol injection. Mri says no nerve impingement. What are other remedies?
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
Depends: This is a rather complex question. Bicep tendinitis is caused by repeated irritation or overuse of the tendon. Depending on the type of treatment you elect to obtain and how willing or able you are to modify your actions, it could resolve rather quickly or it could become a more chronic problem. ...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
Forearmyes, bicepsno: Dequervains can often cause pain on the thumb side of the forearm and into the thumb. It is not really associated with the biceps muscle. ...Read more
I have distal bicep tendonitis 4 months ago and still not resolved and I have gout .I got tendonitis through wieght training .How can I get rid of it
Tough Problem: Distal biceps tendinitis with or without gout is a very difficult problem to treat and somewhat controversial. Many with tendiintis have a partial tendon tear. This may heal but it could take a year. If after 6-9 months you are not better, i would recommend an MRI to assess the biceps tendon and plan needed surgery. No wt lifting while healing. ...Read more
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