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How do I treat bursitis in my shoulder?

How do I treat bursitis in my shoulder?

Subacromial steroid: A few subacromial steroid inj pt get rom back before stengthening see orthopod rulle out rotator cuff tear decompression before tearsh ave better outcomes impingment syndrome is the name bursitis can be a symptom of a bigger problem. ...Read more

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Bursitis (Definition)

Inflammation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between ...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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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 shall I treat my shoulder injury?

How shall I treat my shoulder injury?

It depends: If there is no break/dislocation,the most important thing about treating shoulder injuries is to keep them moving(so they don't 'freeze').Dangling the arm down and making circles(small then larger)may help.Ice is very helpful in the first few days, then heat will help.NSAIDS,if you can take them,may help as well. It is important to see your doctor for significant injuries or if it isn't improving. ...Read more

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I have tennis elbow in left arm. How do I treat. Suggest the medicines and exercise?

I have tennis elbow in left arm. How do I treat. Suggest the medicines and exercise?

Let me explain: Tennis elbow treatment well known and published in a lot of book and site. Some of them may respond to the treatment , but what would you do if did not respond , you to go and see the doctor. ...Read more

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How do you treat pain in my shoulder blade and under my breast?

How do you treat pain in my shoulder blade and under my breast?

Dtermine the cause.: First of all, you need to have the issue evaluated to determine the cause of the pain. Then you will know how to treat it. ...Read more

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I have bursitis in my shoulder. What can I take?

I have bursitis in my shoulder. What can I take?

Bursitis: Typically over the counter nsaids, like Ibuprofen or naprosyn (naproxen). Ice may help. If no improvement, consult with an orthopedic surgeon for a diagnosis and treatment plan. ...Read more

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How do I treat nerve pain in my head?

How do I treat nerve pain in my head?

See your pcp: Head aches can be caused by a lot more than nerve pain. True nerve pain is called trigeminal neuralgia and it lancinates across the face. Medications such as tegretol can be used and occ. Surgery. ...Read more

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How can I treat my shoulder pain?

Vague shoulder pain: Try range of motion stretches, anti-inflammatories, and heat pads. If you had a history of a specific injury, then have it seen by your family doctor first. ...Read more

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I have crepitus in my knees how can I treat this?

I have crepitus in my knees how can I treat this?

May not need treatme: May not need treatment. If no pain and no instability and no limitation of knee motion and no swelling, redness or warmth, it does not need treatment. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat pain in my shoulder and numbness in my hands?

What can I do to treat pain in my shoulder and numbness in my hands?

Pain and numbness: First see a practitioner who can do a thorough neurological examination to determine if a problem in your neck is causing both symptoms. This is particularly important if one shoulder in pain, and both hands numb. There could be other reasons, but exam by good neurologist would sort this out. Then pt for neck and/or shoulder might be best approach. Get checked first. ...Read more

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How do I treat a lump in the hip flexor?

How do I treat a lump in the hip flexor?

Be seen: You would be well served to be seen and evaluated to determine the source. An MRI may be indicated. ...Read more

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When i straighten my arm my elbow is in pain. How do I treat this pain?

When i straighten my arm my elbow is in pain. How do I treat this pain?

By having an eval: The first step is to get it evaluated and determine the cause of the pain. Then the appropriate treatment can be initiated. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my pain on my right shoulder?

What can I do to treat my pain on my right shoulder?

Determine the cause: Find out the cause and then you will have your answer. See an orthopedist. ...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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What exercise can I do for bursitis in my hips?

What exercise can I do for bursitis in my hips?

See details: If both hips are involved the pain may be originating in the lower back and not in the bursa. It is impossible to tell without a history and exam. Therefore speak with your doctor or see an orthopedist for this issue. ...Read more

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How do I treat torn ligaments in right arm?

How do I treat torn ligaments in right arm?

See your doc: Treating torn ligaments on your own without professional advice from your primary care physician and/or a physiotherapist could lead to worse problems. ...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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I have tendonitis in my elbow. What could I do to help the pain?

I have tendonitis in my elbow. What could I do to help the pain?

Stretching: Most tendinitis about the elbow subside on their own. Keeping the elbow fully extended and bending the wrist up and down will stretch the tendons and help with the pain. If this does not work sometimes an injection is needed. In severe cases when nothing else works there are surgical procedures to help. ...Read more

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