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The outside of my foot feels sore/tight (Anterior and Inferiorly to the ankle), (could be the tendon/muscle.) Any idea what could it be?

The outside of my foot feels sore/tight (Anterior and Inferiorly to the ankle), (could be the tendon/muscle.) Any idea what could it be?

Sore foot: Ms. Pierce: with little details to work on, it is hard to say. Are you a runner? Any previous injury to foot? Does it feel like "pins and needles? " It could be a mild inflammation of the fascia, but hard to say. Try a few days of aspirin or Motrin. I always recommend warm heat pads for a few days to see if any benefit. If not, you might want to consult an orthopedic provider. ...Read more

Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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I'm a runner, and my muscles and tendons are getting increasingly sore at the top of my femur on the outside of my leg. I stretch regularly. Ideas?

I'm a runner, and my muscles and tendons are getting increasingly sore at the top of my femur on the outside of my leg. I stretch regularly. Ideas?

Sorry just noticed: Just realized you said top of femur. If in lower leg my answer. Would stand. Out upper leg could be a bursitis or tendinitis....Even a type of fasciitis. Avoid offending activity for several weeks....Otc antiinflamatories and ortho follow up if conservative measures aren't enough. ...Read more

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What is remedy for sore muscles from stress and frozen shoulder/inflamed tendon?

What is remedy for sore muscles from stress and frozen shoulder/inflamed tendon?

Many Possibilities: Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy is used to introduce new blood supply to the area and then many times following it with the prp and/or stem cells in the area can repair the tissue/ligaments by the hopes that the stem cells regenerate the same normal tissue type. Regenexx. Com ...Read more

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Having muscle soreness all over after one dose of cipro (ciprofloxacin) 5 days ago for prostatitis. What are the chances of tendon rupture?

Having muscle soreness all over after one dose of cipro (ciprofloxacin) 5 days ago for prostatitis. What are the chances of tendon rupture?

Unlikely: Tendon rupture is a possible side effect of cipro (ciprofloxacin) but it is not that common and it would not cause pain all over. It would cause pain in the area of a certain tendon and in the case of rupture loss of movement in the muscle attached to the tendon. ...Read more

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What can cause high blood cortisol but normal urine cortisol? My skin and hair is dry thinning muscle tendon soreness fatigue.

What can cause high blood cortisol but normal urine cortisol? My skin and hair is dry thinning muscle tendon soreness fatigue.

Many possibilities: There is a diurnal variation for cortisol levels, so levels in the morning are typically higher than in the evening. Cortisol is bound to a protein in the blood stream. High levels of this protein, such as seen in liver disease can cause high blood levels with normal urine levels. ...Read more

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I've a tuberoisty fracture (5th meta) wk 3 now, I tried light WB, all ok, what other tendons/muscles can get injured near the toes? It's sore there to

Lots of Stuff.: There are numerous intrinsic muscle and tendons as well as extrinsic tendons that could possibly be involved. Interosseous ligaments as well as capsular tissues could also be compromised. ...Read more

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Can tea tree oil heal sore muscles?

Can tea tree oil heal sore muscles?

Know the cause: There are several causes for sore muscles. Any topical oil application cause relieve symptoms because of massage. There is limited scientific data supporting medicinal value of any oils. Check with your doctor to find the cause. ...Read more

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Can you explain my sudden hip pain. It is related more to the muscles and tendons I think as when I lie on my right side or rub it feels tender?

Bursitis: A common cause of pain on the outside of your hip is trochanteric bursitis. Ice to the area, ibuprofen, and stretching may helkp. Frequently a cortisone shot will also relieve the symptoms. ...Read more

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I tore a tendon/ muscle on my left foot. Had gone for treatments. Foot still feels tender when I stand or walk. How long before foot heals.

I tore a tendon/ muscle on my left foot. Had gone for treatments. Foot still feels tender when I stand or walk. How long before foot heals.

Depends: How long it takes a tendon/muscle injury (sprain, strain, etc.,) to heal depends on how serious the injury is. Since you have needed therapy, then the injury is not a minor one. It is also more noticeable because the injury occurred on your foot, which you have to use to walk. (An injured little finger, is easier to deal with, since you don't have to use it as often). Your Doc can tell you best. ...Read more

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Tender hard lump less than dime size on left front neck? Tendons? ... Tight muscles both sides. Pain down to shoulder when touched. Not like lymph lump

Tender hard lump less than dime size on left front neck? Tendons? ... Tight muscles both sides. Pain down to shoulder when touched. Not like lymph lump

Get it checked: A long list of things can cause a lump like that - some more serious than others. Since it is painful, you should have it evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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Tendons/muscle on lateral side of forearm near the elbow spasm, swell, hurt and is tender. X-ray and ultrasound show nothing is wrong. What may it be?

Tendons/muscle on lateral side of forearm near the elbow spasm, swell, hurt and is tender. X-ray and ultrasound show nothing is wrong. What may it be?

Tennis elbow?: Might be inflammation at the origin site of the extensor tendons on the lateral epicondyle of the elbow. Ultrasound and xray would be normal; an MRI would likely show some edema/swelling there in the form of increased t2 signal, but this expensive test may not be necessary. You may just need some rest, ice, and possibly anti-inflammatory meds like ibuprofen. See doctor though if it continues. ...Read more

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Been taking 40 simivastin for years and never felt muscle ache until now, 4 a week, I been taking 1000mg niacin, 2g fish oil, 1200mg of ryr, this why?

Been taking 40 simivastin for years and never felt muscle ache until now, 4 a week, I been taking 1000mg niacin, 2g fish oil, 1200mg of ryr, this why?

Stop Statin & RYR &: The ryr is a natural statin. Statins, natural or not, can cause very serious myopathy. As I advised you last nite, stop the statin & ryr. Take at least 200 mg of a high-quality coq10 which may help relieve your myopathy. See http://www. Acoi. Org/2010convention/reichstatin. Pdf
research is limited but some studies show coq10 helps: http://healthtopical. Com/healthy-living-2/healthy-2-1054.Html. ...Read more

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Both of my achilles' tendons are really sore, what to do?

Both of my achilles' tendons are really sore, what to do?

RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation
i would also put a lift in the heel of your shoe to take pressure off the achilles tendon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to do to treat/prevent soreness in my Achilles tendon?

Stretch: You need to stretch and use an orthotic in your shoes to balance the feet and left the heel to take strain off the achilles tendon.
After exercise ice the area. ...Read more

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I had post tib tendon transfer with FDL 4 weeks ago. I have no pain except for right on the navicular. Can it be sore from the anchor?

Expect more or less.: It could be. The soreness may change in intensity over the next several months, but over all, discomfort should be decreasing. It is fine to ask your surgeon for guidance on the interpretation of length and intensity of the post operative symptoms. ...Read more

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Soreness at the base of thumb; tendon or joint problem?

Soreness at the base of thumb; tendon or joint problem?

Joint cmc joint: Degeneration of baisilar thumb joint very common. ...Read more

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Both my achillies tendons are. Sore all the time. I can barely walk when I get out of bed. It's been going on about 2 months. What could it be?

Both my achillies tendons are. Sore all the time. I can barely walk when I get out of bed. It's been going on about 2 months. What could it be?

Achilles tendinitis.: Tendinitis is an inflammatory condition that responds to relative rest, ice, antiinflammatories. If present for greater than 6 weeks probably represents tendinosis or disease of the tendon. If tendinosis effects tendon between calf and heel usually responds to an eccentric loading program. If at the heel usually doesn't respond. Other nonsurgical options: gassion massage, prolotherapy, prp. ...Read more

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I have bicep pain, is it soreness, sprain or tendon tear?

I have bicep pain, is it soreness, sprain or tendon tear?

Varying degrees: Think of the severities you listed as a continuum. - if you have bicep soreness following any increase in your normal level of activitiy, then you likely strained the muscle fibers. The pain associated will likely subside w/ a proper amount of conservative treatment (rice). If no improvement see a physician. A strain itself can be of varing degrees & in the most severe cases a "tear" may result. ...Read more

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When my mom makes a fist the tendons hurt at the elbow and very sore. What could it be?

When my mom makes a fist the tendons hurt at the elbow and very sore. What could it be?

"tennis" elbow...: …especially if it hurts to turn her hand over against force like opening a door or picking up a frying pain. If it hurts in the other direction, it's "golfer's" elbow. You don't have to play these sports to get a sore elbow. You just have to strain your forearm tendons because they are anchored on your elbow. Try Ice, Ibuprofen, a tennis elbow band. See MD if not gone in 3 weeks or red/swollen ...Read more

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I have a sore arm seems like the tendon on the outside of the elbow is slightly swollen?

I have a sore arm seems like the tendon on the outside of the elbow is slightly swollen?

Tennis elbow: Swelling and tenderness on the outside of the elbow is consistent with tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis). This is commonly due to overuse. Treating it as an injury (rest, ice, compress, elevate) should provide some relief. If that does not help medical evaluation is necessary. ...Read more

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Sore joints and fingers and thumb, could it be a tendon thing?

Sore joints and fingers and thumb, could it be a tendon thing?

Possibly but rather: Improbable, as there is no single tendon going to all fingers or the thumb. Sounds more lie some arthritis, gout or pseudogout, unless a crush injury to the whole hand has affected multiple fingers/thumb.
Do get yourself checked by an orthopod or a hand surgeon. Your pcp can help direct you in the right way.
Good luck. ...Read more

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Are there any ointment you recommend for sore tendons in my foot?

Are there any ointment you recommend for sore tendons in my foot?

Mineral ice: Ben-gay all usually feel good for sore muscles.....Epsom salt baths help. Massage is useful as well. Consider an antiinflammatory medication like Motrin or alleve if no contraindication. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tonsillitis n can u have it n not have a fever? Had soreness n pain for 2mnths w pain in the tendons of both side of the neck

What are the symptoms of tonsillitis n can u have it n not have a fever? Had soreness n pain for 2mnths w pain in the tendons of both side of the neck

Tonsillitis: Signs and symptoms include red, swollen tonsils, white or yellow coating or patches on the tonsils, sore throat, difficult or painful swallowing, enlarged, tender glands (lymph nodes) in the neck, a scratchy, muffled or throaty voice and bad breath in addition to fever when it occurs. Your symptoms do not necessarily suggest tonsillitis and would see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to heal sore joints and tendons caused by levofloxacin?

Can you tell me how to heal sore joints and tendons caused by levofloxacin?

Slow: Healing after levofloxacin muscle and tendon reaction can take weeks to months. Since this antibiotic ties up magnesium at the neural and muscle endpoints, many have benefited from magnesium supplements, 400mg once to twice daily. Don't get involved in any sports or heavy use of the lower extremities as Achilles and other tendon ruptures have been reported. Don't take it or ciprofloxacin like drugs ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more