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Excerise to treat or help hamstring tendonitis. Im athelete how long should I wait to run again?

Excerise to treat or help hamstring tendonitis.
Im athelete how long should I wait to run again?

Patience: If it is hamstring tendinitis, allowing it to heal completely before resuming your training regime is best. Oftentimes in my practice, patients may return to play too soon and then it becomes a lingering issue for some time. Generally speaking 4-6 weeks should heal it. I would suggest another activity in the interim. Perhaps stationary bike if that does not irritate it. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

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


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I have tendonitis or hamstring problem on my right leg behind the knee. I have done therapy n MRI and they couldn't find anything, so how to cure it?

I have tendonitis or hamstring problem on my right leg behind the knee. I have done therapy n MRI and they couldn't find anything, so how to cure it?

You need to diagnose: The cause of your pain/discomfort first. If its not the knee area, then the other possibilities of the cause would be the hip joint or the back. So consult your orthopod and discuss with him/her. ...Read more

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How to remove tendonitis?

How to remove tendonitis?

See details: It depends somewhat are the area of the body that is involved. Rest, splinting and nsaids may help. Physical therapy, exercises and cortisone injections may be needed for more severe cases. ...Read more

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How serious is tendonitis?

How serious is tendonitis?

It depends: It really depends on the tendon involved and the severity of that involvement. If the pain persists more than 2 or 3 weeks, seek medical help. ...Read more

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What works against tendonitis?

It depends : It depends somewhat on the location of the tendinitis. Options include nsaids, cortisone injection, exercises and physical therapy. ...Read more

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Why isn"t tendonitis hereditary?

Maybe: Lots of conditions have a genetic predisposition. We have not entirely figured out the genetic code and so the answer to your question is speculative. Some people due to their genetic makeup are more likely to get certain diseases, such as tendonitis, but are not destined to have it. They just are predisposed. ...Read more

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What are the tests for tendonitis?

Impingement Signs: Multiple tests for shoulder pain issues from things like impingement tests to evaluating the biceps tendon to also evaluating the shoulder labrum etc. A good musculoskeletal specialist should be able to perform these tests on you. ...Read more

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Which exercises for tendonitis pain?

Need more info: It depends on the location of the tendinitis. I suggest you resubmit your question with more specific info. ...Read more

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What kind of pain occurs with tendonitis?

Sharp pain, aching: Tendonitis pain is usually sharp and gets worse when you use the muscles attached to the inflamed tendons. For example, in tennis elbow, the worst thing you can do is lift something heavy in a palm-down position (like lifting a suitcase with one hand off the ground away from your body). ...Read more

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