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I have a lump on my wrist that swells and is very painful. After several test i'm told that its tendinitis. Can i get rid of this?

I have a lump on my wrist that swells and is very painful. After several test i'm told that its tendinitis. Can i get rid of this?

Let me explain: The first step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is understanding what caused it. Many general causes of repetitive stress injuries can be contributing factors for tendonitis of the wrist. Stopping the stress. The next step in treating / preventing tendonitis of the wrist is to use proper body mechanics in all wrist related activities. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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How can I get rid of tendonitis in my leg? Or at least make it feel better.

How can I get rid of tendonitis in my leg? Or at least make it feel better.

Diagnosis first!: Tendonitis is a non-specific term that is applied to many areas of pain, though it is often not the correct diagnosis. See a sports med doc to be sure. True tendonitis (inflammation of a tendon) improves with rest, ice, and fixing the contributing mechanical factors. Degenerative changes in tendon (cause pain after the inflammation has subsided)=tendonosis. Treat with eccentric strengthening in pt. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of tendonitis?

How can I  get rid of tendonitis?

Few things to do: Depending in where is your tendinitis, but few general things: good range of motion, stretching, use of elbow-strap, avoid the "traumatic activities" that caused your tendinitis and use motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval of alterative treatment--different meds, physical therapy, and/or possible cortisone injection. Shockwave therapy may help. Good luck. ...Read more

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How long would it take to get rid of tendonitis?

It depends on : Location degree duration and associated local and health issues. ...Read more

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How to get rid of tendonitis of the hip flexor?

How to get rid of tendonitis of the hip flexor?

Stretching: Stretching and eccentric exercises would be recommended most it would be best to go to a phsical therapist to at least get you started off on the right trackk. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

How do I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion. ...Read more

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How could I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

How could I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

Listen to your body: Start by decreasing any aggravating activity. Ice the area 20 min 3 times a day and try some over the counter anti-inflammatories. Exercises to stretch the tendon and strengthen surrounding structures are probably most important. A patellar tendon strap may also help- get one at a local pharmacy. If none of these help see your doc- you may benefit from pt. Sometimes foot mechanics contribute too. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of patellar tendonitis fast?

How can I get rid of patellar tendonitis fast?

Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of patellar tendonitis?

Exercises, NSAIDs: Exercises and antiinflammatory meds often will help. Talk with an orthopedist. ...Read more