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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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Can an untreated shoulder tendinitis cause symptomatic changes in cervical osteoarthritis?

Can an untreated shoulder tendinitis cause symptomatic changes in cervical osteoarthritis?

Confused: Those are two different problems that don't affect each other but that can feel similar. In some cases it can be difficult to differentiate one from the other. ...Read more

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I have wrist pain that sometimes spreads to my hands. Could this be carpal tunnel or tendinitis?

I have wrist pain that sometimes spreads to my hands. Could this be carpal tunnel or tendinitis?

It can be Either: The pain in wrist radiating to hands can be due to tendinitis and carpal tunnel syndrome wrist and hands have more tendons than any other part of the body, it can cause pain, swelling and painfull movements at wrist carpal tunnel can cuasr pain in wrist and hand and numbness and tingling in first three fingers and pain will spread to hand and wrist. ...Read more

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How can I help tendinitis?

How can I help tendinitis?

Tendonitis: Tendonitis refers to tendon inflammation. Both tendon inflammation and tendon degeneration tend to respond well to eccentric strengthening. Contact your physician for a physical therapy referral. ...Read more

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How can I avoid tendinitis?

How can I avoid tendinitis?

Avoid tendonitis: Adequately warm up first then gentle stretch before activity, then a gentle stretch cool down after activity. ...Read more

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How does one get tendinitis?

How does one get tendinitis?

Overuse: Tendonitis commonly occurs as an overuse injury. Treatment options start with rice, antinflammatories, changing the way you do any repetitive motions that are a part of your daily activities, bracing, stretching, and strengthening (maybe ot or pt). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Wha can I do about tendinitis?

Wha can I do about tendinitis?

Ice massage: Fill dixie cup full of water freeze and rub on affected area carefu not to injure skin otc nsaids rest. ...Read more

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Can one be prone to tendinitis?

Can one be prone to tendinitis?

Tendinitis: Individuals who to do not take enough time to recover ie "over use" or have an in balance between muscle on that side (to weak or to tight) may be prone to tendinitis. ...Read more

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Are some people prone to tendinitis?

Tendinitis : Depends on what context .Tendinitis occurs with repeated trauma , over usage of tendons such as tendinitis of elbows and shoulders playing rigorous tennis, racquet ball, golf etc . It is seen in occupations such as drilling, typing, key board usage etc. It occurs in inflammatory joint disease such rheumatoid arthritis etc. It can occur on endocrine disorders such as diabetes , thyroid disorders. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having tendinitis?

Signs of tendinitis: Include swelling, decreased motion, crepitation which is palpable or even audible creaking in the tendon, pain with motion or deviation, redness, increased warmth of the affected area, stiffness, weakness and even at times complete loss of all motion. ...Read more

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