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How Long Does Bicep Tendonitis Take To Heal
Depends: This is a rather complex question. Bicep tendinitis is caused by repeated irritation or overuse of the tendon. Depending on the type of treatment you elect to obtain and how willing or able you are to modify your actions, it could resolve rather quickly or it could become a more chronic problem. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: It depends of the severity of the involvement, the specific tendon involved and how much you use the shoulder. It often requires treatment to resolve. ...Read more
Ihad bone edema of grtr tuberosity &bicep tendonitis.Had shoulder injury, am unable to raise my hand. Had inj in shouldr. Will edema resolve. How long?
What is bicep tendonitis and can it be caused by impact ? Also would that explain instability of the tendon at certain angles?
Unhappy Tendon: The long head of the biceps passes through a tunnel into the shoulder. Anything that make the tunnel smaller or tendon bigger, ie swelling from an impact, can make the tendon rub. It stays swollen, it frays, it hurts. Probably not a cause for instability. ...Read more
It depends: Electric stimulation has been used for over 100 years. These days you have units that use either milliamps or microamps. There are now very sophisticated microcurrent machines in use by physicians, chiropractors, pts and athletic trainers. I think they are the most effective. Find a frequency specific microcurrent provider who has a machine w/ many settings including ones just for tendons. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Forearmyes, bicepsno: Dequervains can often cause pain on the thumb side of the forearm and into the thumb. It is not really associated with the biceps muscle. ...Read more
C a shoulder surgeon: These 2 in combination sound like impingement as well as bicepts tendonitis. Both usually respond 2 injection, and if so u have the dx, treatment varies from activity modification, nsaids, pt. At times this may stop it, esp activ mod. If not & u fail 3-6 mos of conservative care u may need surgery. I would b cn by a shoulder specialist first and have x-rays & an mr b 4 starting rx, esp if bad. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Both of those diagnosis are real and fairly common. ...Read more
I have distal bicep tendonitis 4 months ago and still not resolved and I have gout .I got tendonitis through wieght training .How can I get rid of it
Tough Problem: Distal biceps tendinitis with or without gout is a very difficult problem to treat and somewhat controversial. Many with tendiintis have a partial tendon tear. This may heal but it could take a year. If after 6-9 months you are not better, i would recommend an MRI to assess the biceps tendon and plan needed surgery. No wt lifting while healing. ...Read more
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