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How could I heal bursitis and tendonitis in my elbow?

How could I heal bursitis and tendonitis in my elbow?

Stretching: Stretching exercises by keeping the elbow fully extended and then bending the wrist up and down are the best way to stretch the tendons of the elbow. Alternating heat and ice to the affected area can also help. If this does not help an injection sometimes is used in the most severe cases even surgery may be needed. ...Read more

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How can I heal tendonitis in my elbow?

How can I heal tendonitis in my elbow?

Rest, NSAID, therapy: Depending of the severity of your injury, it may take some time to heal. Should give it some rest. Gentle range of motion exercise, and use of antiinfkammatory med such as motrin/aleve may help. You may need physical therapy if severe. If above measures not helpful, consult doc for eval. Good luck. ...Read more

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How could i cure a sprained ligament in my arm(elbow)?

How could i cure a sprained ligament in my arm(elbow)?

Elbow sprain: Typically sprains heal over 6-8 weeks, however severe sprains or complete tears sometimes require reconstructive surgery. Initial rest and ice with anti inflammatories help. If your elbow moves but is very painful, or if you cannot move it at all, i would see your orthopedist to rule out a fracture. ...Read more

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I have a bone spur under my achilles' tendon and have developed synovitis around up my achilles' tendon. Burns and hurts. Can you help?

I have a bone spur under my achilles' tendon and have developed synovitis around up my achilles' tendon. Burns and hurts. Can you help?

Ouch: First line of treatment is eccentric stretching of the achilles, anti-inflammatories, and modification of the heal counter of the shoe. If conservative treatment fails, then surgery is an option to remove the spur. ...Read more

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I believe I have tendonitis in my elbow. How can I get rid of it? Pain in elbow

I believe I have tendonitis in my elbow. How can I get rid of it?

Pain in elbow

Ice, rest, NSAID: Does your pain come when you do certain activity? Is it acute pain or chronic? Have you injured your elbow, recently or in the past? Any "itis" implies inflamation, usual treatment: ice,[alternate with heat], immobilization/rest, & antiinflamatory meds. If it is not getting better, see either an orthopedic surgeon to exam the elbow, or rheumatologist to investigate the cause of joint inflamation. ...Read more

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How can I relieve my elbow tendonitis?

How can I relieve my elbow tendonitis?

Depends: Where is the tendonitis lateral or medial part of the elbow see an orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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I am having pain on the thumb side of wrist recently told I haveCRPS and tendonitis in wrist. What could pain be? CRPS or tendonitis? Can grip fine.

I am having pain on the thumb side of wrist recently told I haveCRPS and tendonitis in wrist.  What could pain be? CRPS or tendonitis? Can grip fine.

CRPS: CRPS-Complex regional pain syndrome- is very different from tendinitis, and you want to treat CRPS ASAP. The treatments for these two conditions are very different. A neurologist should be able to differentiate, diagnose and treat CRPS. Good Luck ...Read more

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How can I treat tendonitis in my thumb from texting?

How can I treat tendonitis in my thumb from texting?

Ice, nSAID's+brace: Ice and immobilization are the first treatments, after you decrease your texting. Over the counter braces and anti-inflammatory medications will also prove very helpful. Occasionally, prescription medications, injections and/or occupational therapy may be needed. Surgery is rarely indicated. You may also consider using voice recognition to spare your thumbs! ...Read more

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I had a cortisone shot after wrist tendonitis, didn't wait to heal properly pain came back to the base of my thumb and wrist, what can I do, rest?

I had a cortisone shot after wrist tendonitis, didn't wait to heal properly pain came back to the base of my thumb and wrist, what can I do, rest?

Yes rest: Obviously you should have rested to allow the cortisone injection to work if you are still having pain in this region you may want to consider nsaids, ice and physical therapy. You may need a second cortisone shot but id wait awhile before doing it. ...Read more

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Shoulder impingment and bursitis how can I stop the burning?

Shoulder impingment and bursitis how can I stop the burning?

Varied approaches: Most conservative approach is use of anti inflammatory mess and/or analgesics along with physical therapy if symptoms persist may need to consider arthroscopic surgery to relieve the impingement. ...Read more

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I have tennis elbow golfers elbow and fluid on my radial nerve all in my right arm.Its been 5 months of pain. Does it get better?

I have tennis elbow golfers elbow and fluid on my radial nerve all in my right arm.Its been 5 months of pain. Does it get better?

More interventions: For stubborn tennis and golfer's elbow, i often offer patients either platelet-rich plasma injections or a percutaneous tenotomy under ultrasound guidance, commonly called the fast procedure. Cortisone may provide relief, but that benefit can be temporary. ...Read more

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My left shoulder is sore weight-bearing and raising upwards have previous rotator cuff /ac joint injuries what can I do to treat pain?

My left shoulder is sore weight-bearing and raising upwards have previous rotator cuff /ac joint injuries what can I do to treat pain?

How aggressive?: First, have it evaluated to make sure it's a msk problem. Nsaids, pt/ot can help over time. Injections can be beneficial for the right indications. Seek care. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain in my Achilles tendon?

What can I do for pain in my Achilles tendon?

Rest and rehab: The problem with achilles tendon is the poor circulation for healing. So it takes longer to heal than other tendons or muscles. First rest and ice the tendon to reduce the inflammation. Then stretching(dynamic and static) to reduce the tension on the tendon that causes it to get sore. First get eval by a podiatrist then they will guide you when physical therapy is right. ...Read more

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Bursitis or lumps in both elbows, left wrist and a heel spur lump. What can I do regarding this?

Bursitis or lumps in both elbows,  left wrist and a heel spur lump. What can I do regarding this?

See MD: Olecranon bursitis of the elbows is common and often asymptomatic.Wrist '. Bump' most often is a ganglion. "pump bumps" of the heel are related to exostoses beneath the achilles' tendon .These are not the same 'bumps'. See an ors for definitive diagnosis and treatment .Gl! ...Read more

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How can I aleeve the pain of tendonitis in my wrist? How long will tendonitis last?

How can I aleeve the pain of tendonitis in my wrist? How long will tendonitis last?

Rest: The most useful treatment modality in the resolution of tendonitis at the wrist is rest or in other words the use of a splint to put the affected tendon at rest. It may take a few weeks. ...Read more

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How long do I have to rest as an athlete to cure my patellar tendonitis in my left knee?

How long do I have to rest as an athlete to cure my patellar tendonitis in my left knee?

It depends: It depends on the severity of the tendinitis and how long it has been present. You should figure anywhere from 6 weeks to 3 months but it can be up to 6 months. ...Read more

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How can I treat a bursitis in my shoulder?

How can I treat a bursitis in my shoulder?

Usually PT: Physical therapy, anti inflammatory medications, ice, and rest are the mainstays of treating bursitis of the shoulder. If that fails, a cortisone injection maybe considered. Surgery is reserved for refractory cases, after all non-operative measures have failed, and a thorough work up to confirm diagnosis is performed. ...Read more

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Tendonitis, how would i get rid of my tendon problems in my foot?

Tendonitis, how would i get rid of my tendon problems in my foot?

A few things: There are numerous tendons in the foot, so not all tendon issues are treated exactly the same. General guidelines include: good supportive shoes, rest, ice, foot supports and oral antiinflammatories. If there is swelling, bruising, and your symptoms do not improve with these measures consider seeing a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What can I do for a torn tendon in my left foot?

What can I do for  a torn tendon in my left foot?

If its torn: I would see a foot doc for further evil and treatment. If function is lost, repair of the tendon may be a consideration. If a longitudinal treat is present immobilization is recommended. Depending on your level of activity, a decision between conservative and surgical management will need to be made. ...Read more

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Hello! I have elbow tendonitus. If I shake my hand my elbow would pop ,no pain. Can it also be arthritus ?

Hello! I have elbow tendonitus. If I shake my hand my elbow would pop ,no pain. Can it also be arthritus ?

Tendonitis: Tendonitis of the elbow is more common than arthritis and responds to rest and antiinflammatories like ibuprofen. Occasionally a corticosteroid injection is needed for relief. Tendonitis doesn't show up on a simple x-Ray but arthritis does. An orthopedic surgeon is best qualified to evaluate and advise you,however. ...Read more

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