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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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 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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My left shoulder is sore weight-bearing and raising upwards have previous rotator cuff /ac joint injuries what can I do to treat pain?
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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