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Home Treatment For Tendonitis
What can be done at home to treat severe chronic tendonitis in the right shoulder and upper arm? I need some relief, so far no treatment succeeded.
Tendonitis: of the shoulder should be treatable and I wonder why "no treatment has suceeded"..so....just a thought... MAYBE just MAYBE the pain is coming from a pinched nerve IN YOUR NECK at the C-6-C-7 level which RADIATES to the shoulder!!!! SO...TRY placing some ICE (also try HEAT) on the BACK OF YOUR NECK! just at the LEVEL of your upper shoulders> Just a thought .Hope it helps! Dr Z ...Read more
Compression or a brace for ankle tendonitis? Other home care treatments? Swelling & pain. Thank you!
I have been experiencing an onset of vomitting for the past week with no fever or infection
what would cause this i started physical therapy and home exercises for tendonitis in my shoulder.........After the therapy session I have experienced severe migra
Hello. : Hello. I can't diagnose the cause of your symptoms. But since you have been treated for tendonitis, it makes me wonder if you are taking Aspirin or non-steroidal anti- inflammatory medications for your pain. These can be very tough on the gastro-intestinal tract which might be a cause for vomiting. If you vomit up material that looks like coffee grinds, please seek immediate attention as this could be blood that is being vomited up. It is also not uncommon to vomit with migraine headaches. Recommend this be evaluated if the symptoms don't abate. ...Read more
NSAIDs and rest: Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories such as Ibuprofen and rest. Once you return to activity, gentle stretching exercises are important. Steroid injections are a bad idea as they can weaken the tendon, possibly leading to more serious problems, such as tendon rupture. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What is difference in tendonitis and tendenosis? I am told there is a difference and treatment for one can make the other worse.
Tendons: Tendonitis is an irritation or inflammation of a tendon - cords holding muscle to the bone- that often occurs from a strain or overuse injury. It repsonds to antiinflammatory meds ; decreased use. Tendinosis is degeneration of the tendon causing it not to function well that can occur as a result of an old injury. Treatment is ice and physical therapy. ...Read more
Physical therapy: Is a good idea. Eccentric stretching helps. ...Read more
RICE: Rest, ice, compress, elevate. Avoid doing the activity that is causing you to have the tendinitis. Once you feel better, slowly return to the activity until toleration. See a podiatrist for further treatments as well. You may need anti inflammatory meds as well. ...Read more
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