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How do I treat tendonitis?

How do I treat tendonitis?

Take it easy: In general the best way to deal with tendonitis which is an inflamed tendon is rest. When an individual over does an activity whether at work or with exercise, the tendon can become inflamed which can cause pain, inflammation, warmth and limit use of the affected area due to the above. The best initial treatment is to avoid the offending activity, use ice, nsaids and take it easy. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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How do I treat pattelar tendinitis?

Rest, PT: Rest is the mainstay as well as pt modalities (bracing, patellar band). Nsaids like Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin are also important to help speed up recovery. Avoid activities that trigger pain. ...Read more

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How do I treat whiplash?

How do I treat whiplash?

Conservative : With Post-whiplash treatment it is crucial to start early with your care. The soft tissues of your neck require assistance to help avoid chronic problems. 1 in 4 will develop chronic pain follow a motor vehicle collision injury. A team approach would be best seeing your chiropractor, physical therapist, and massage therapist as soon as possible to provide the best results. ...Read more

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How do I best treat troncateric bursitis?

How do I best treat troncateric bursitis?

Injection: Injection of all four bursae around the trochanter with a depot steroid and Lidocaine often resolves it. ...Read more

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How do I treat calluses?

How do I treat calluses?

Self-care, or doctor: For self-care of calluses, one can try over-the-counter treatments available at most drugstores. Usually, one puts a medicine on the callus to soften it, and later sands or scrapes it down with a rough stone. At a doctor's office, the doctor can shave or currette away thickened dead skin layers. ...Read more

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How do I treat thumb injuries?

How do I treat thumb injuries?

Ice,splint&pain meds: Thumb injuries may be just a bruise or a broken bone, and in some cases there may be a cut or laceration if there is an open wound, it may need dressing or stitches or steristrip etc and teatanus shot if due if bruised or fracture bone than ice locally, splinting and pain meds will help it heal. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my tendonitis?

What can I do to treat my tendonitis?

Tendonitis Rx: Protection is #1. Most soft tissue problems will clear with rest. Sometimes we recommend a splint. Tendons have low blood supply so it takes time: 2-3 weeks for moderate inflammation, then add two weks for late healing. Don't go back too soon. Early on ice can help; later heat. Topicals like diclofenac (voltaren gel) are helpful at qid. If these don't work, local corticosteroids may be needed. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat patellar tendonitis?

RICE it.: The proper treatment of tendonitis is “r.I.C.E.” or rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Rest includes avoiding the activity or overuse that led to the tendonitis. Once resolved, stretching and strengthening of the affected area can slowly resume. ...Read more

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How do I treat rosacia?

How do I treat rosacia?

Antibiotic cream: Rosacea, an irritating skin condition can be treated with topical or oral antibiotics. See your healthcare provider to see who've one is the best one for you. ...Read more

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How do I treat shin splints?

How do I treat shin splints?

Rest, Ice: Rest. Ice initially, then try heat after 4-5 days. Massage the tibia. Stretch. For a better ice massage, freeze water in a small paper cup. Tear the top edge off of the cup to expose the top of the ice. Use the flat top of the ice to massage directly on the sore tibia. ...Read more

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How do you treat bursitis elbow?

How do you treat bursitis elbow?

Non surgical/surgical: Nonsurgical is to try and treat the course.
Could be due to infection, Rx with antibiotics and aspiration.
If caused by prolonged pressure, use elbow pad, avoid activity causing this. NSAIDs can also help.
Surgical removal only after everything else failed ...Read more

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How do I treat osteoporosis?

How do I treat osteoporosis?

Exercise,diet &supps: Exercise has been shown to improve bone density. A healthy diet is essential- avoid sweets, sodas, lots of meat, coffee- these acidify your body & leach calcium from your bones! many supps proven to help- vit d & k most important, also calcium, magnesium, boron, strontium.The drugs don't work well & have side effects! see http://www.Drdach.Com/wst_page6.Html & http://doctorklaper.Com/answers05.Html. ...Read more

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How do I treat warts?

How do I treat warts?

WART TREATMENTS: Depends on how long you have had them. Also depends on where the warts are. Also how many warts? For fingers, toes? Genitals? For fingers and toes, for instance, many over-the-counter wart medications like compound w, wart-off, wartaway sometimes work. Dermatologists often freeze off warts. Warts on the soles are very difficult to get rid of. See a dermatologists if they are stubborn. ...Read more

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How do you treat tendonitis ankle pain?

How do you treat tendonitis ankle pain?

Which tendon: Depending on the tendon involved and the nature of the condition itself as well the history of the problem and past treatments, treatment may be bracing, immobilization, casting, or surgery. ...Read more

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How do I treat my spondylolysis?

How do I treat my spondylolysis?

Exercise: First.See your primary care provider to be sure of the proper diagnosis. Then be sure to take prescription exactly as prescribed. Stretching exercises often help arthritis of the spine. ...Read more

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How do I treat ringworms?

How do I treat ringworms?

Antifungals: Since ringworm is caused by a fungus, not a worm, there are no "ringworms." ringworm is first treated with over-the-counter antifungal medications. You should also keep the area very dry, since fungus likes moisture. In cases that don't respond, doctors sometimes prescribe oral antifungal drugs. ...Read more

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How do I treat ringworm?

How do I treat ringworm?

Anti fungals..: Anti fungal creams like clotrimazole can help with this. You can find them over the counter. If despite this treatment you still have symptoms consult your PCP or Dermatology for a accurate evaluation. There are other skin conditions that resemble ringworm and might need other type of treatment. ...Read more

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How do I treat epididymitas?

How do I treat epididymitas?

Antibiotics and rest: Firstly, you need to get a urinalysis to rule out a urinary infection. Then you need to go on an effective antibiotic such as cipro, plus a non-steroidal antiinflammatory such as tylenol (acetaminophen) or Ibuprofen . Also rest up until the inflammation has settled down. Try using an ice pack to reduce the pain and try placing a towel, across your thighs to lift the scrotum. Hope you are under an md or do. ...Read more

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How do I treat hemorrhoids?

How do I treat hemorrhoids?

Maybe not hemorrhoid: Are you sure you have just hemorrhoids? Pain +/- pruritis (itching) from the rectum that recurs may also indicate anal fissures, proctitis (due to infection, inflammatory bowel disease, radiation therapy, stercoral ulcers, rectal prolapse, trauma, etc.), prctalgia fugax. Depending on your age, risk factors, current medication (aspirin, nsaid's), circumstances, please seek evaluation to be certain. ...Read more

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How can I treat tendonitis pain?

How can I treat tendonitis pain?

Start with RICE: Tendonitis (inflammed tendon) commonly results from overuse. In order to treat the pain, i recommend you start with rice, oral/ topical/ injected anti-inflammatories, follow with stretching/ strengthening (therapy), & consider couterforce bracing. Massage may also help. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone or prp injections. Few people end up needing surgery. ...Read more