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What are the good rehab exercises for medial (inner) elbow tendinitis?

What are the good rehab exercises for medial (inner) elbow tendinitis?

Stretching with your: Palm up, extending the wrist, extending the elbow, gentle hand strengthening are a good starting points for active exercise as tolerated...Then proceeding to increase passive flexibility. ...Read more

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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
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Rehab is an abbreviation for rehabilitation. Rehabilitation is the process of restoring one back to good physical or mental health ...Read more


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What can be done about elbow tendinitis?

What can be done about elbow tendinitis?

Rest, ice : The key is to calm down your pain and inflammation in the affected tendon this will be done with ice, nsaids and activity avoidance you may also benefit from a local cortisone injection or physical therapy to help alleviate your problem. ...Read more

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What do doctors normally do when you have elbow tendinitis?

What do doctors normally do when you have elbow tendinitis?

Several things: We recommend rest, and avoiding repetitive activities. Bracing may help. Oral, topical, or injectable anti-inflammatories may be of use. Platelet rich plasma injections. Physical therapy, and when all else fails, possibly surgery. ...Read more

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Could I still train for my tennis tournament with elbow tendinitis?

Could I still train for my tennis tournament with elbow tendinitis?

It depends: It depends how severe it is and it depends if playing tennis exacerbates the problem. It is best to have the problem treated before resuming competitive tennis. ...Read more

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How long should I wait before lifting weights again if I have elbow tendinitis?

How long should I wait before lifting weights again if I have elbow tendinitis?

Pain free: You should wait until your elbow is pain free before you start lifting weights. If lifting weights bothers your elbow, you should stop or modify the exercises. See a board certified orthopaedic surgeon is your symptoms persist. ...Read more

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How can a tennis elbow (elbow tendinitis) be treated?

How can a tennis elbow (elbow tendinitis) be treated?

REST and MODIFY: First the standard rest use some otc meds such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or something that you have used before safely. Next , certainly modify activity you are doing for a short time finally seek medical attention. Often elbow tendonitis responds very well to conservative methods. Stretching and properly applied braces and stretches an injection and rarely surgery. ...Read more

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Elbow tendinitis, what can be done?

Ice, rest, nsaids: I would start by eliminating the activity that caused the problem along with ice i would also suggest using nsaids which should help the problem if the problem does not start to respond over a couple of weeks the next options based on pain would be a cortisone injection or therapy. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of elbow tendinitis?

What are the symptoms of elbow tendinitis?

Epicondylitis: Most common symptoms are inability to shake hands or grab something from the refrigerator. Pain on the lateral (outside) of the elbow is tennis elbow and medially (inside) it is golfer's elbow. Treatment is strengthening the elbow with wrist exercises. ...Read more

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What can I do to take care of elbow tendinitis?

What can I do to take care of elbow tendinitis?

REST and MODIFY: First, use the standard rest ice compression and use some otc meds such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or something that you have used before safely. Next , certainly modufy or restrict the amount of activity you are doing for a short time finally seek medical attention. Often elbow tendonitis responds very well to conservative methods. Stretching and properly applied braces and stretches. ...Read more

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How can I relieve tennis elbow (tendinitis)?

How can I relieve tennis elbow (tendinitis)?

Few things to do: Good range of motion, stretching, use of elbow-strap, avoid the "traumatic activities" that caused your elbow trouble (such as playing tennis, hammering, repetitive lifting/twisting of hand/forearm) and use motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval of alterative treatment--different meds, physical therapy, and/or possible cortisone injection. Shockway therapy may help. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

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