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I have heard that tendonitis sufferers should stop use of the affected area but I have got it in both?

I have heard that tendonitis sufferers should stop use of the affected area but I have got it in both?

Possibly: PRP is an offered treatment that has shown good success however is considered experimental at this time. The basic theory is it helps to strengthen the ligaments using your own platelets/growth factors and therefore reducing stress on the joint by tightening them up. As far as I know its safer than steroid injection. Pretty cool stuff. Check out Regenexx.Com. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

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Recently, I have heard that tendonitis sufferers should stop use of the affected area but i've got it in both?

That is true: Tendinitis denotes inflammation in the tendon. With active inflammation it is important to rest the affected area so tryi to rest the area or not use the affected sea is important. ...Read more

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I have been taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl for about 48 hours for diverticulitis I am now having shoulder pain i researched and it appears I should stop the cipro (ciprofloxacin) r t tendonitis et al can I continue with just the flagyl?

I have been taking cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Flagyl for about 48 hours for diverticulitis I am now having shoulder pain i researched and it appears I should stop the cipro (ciprofloxacin) r t tendonitis et al can I continue with just the flagyl?

Go back to doctor: Although Cipro (ciprofloxacin)floxacin can create tendon problems it is entirely possible that the shoulder pain is related to diaphragmatic irritation from problems related to the diverticulitis. The actual frequency with which Cipro (ciprofloxacin) creates tendon issues is very very low. Please go back and see your doctor. ...Read more

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My doc has prescribed naproxen 500 mg 2x a day for 2 weeks for wrist tendonitis. It's day 3 and I feel ringing in the ears now. I want to stop the med?

My doc has prescribed naproxen 500 mg 2x a day for 2 weeks for wrist tendonitis. It's day 3 and I feel ringing in the ears now. I want to stop the med?

Absolutely: Yes, you should stop the medication. Ringing in the ears, also known as tinnitus is a well known complication of NSAIDs. I would notify your doctor to discuss other treatment options. ...Read more

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Believe I have developed patella tendinitis, what can I do to stop the pain when being active. Running, jumping, lifting, Ect....

Patellar tendonitis: Inflammation which we commonly feel as pain is the bodies way of letting us know that something is wrong. Most of the time when it involves the knee cap,it is a result of doing too much ( eg running) too quickly. So. One of the best ways to help yourself is to decrease at least by a third the frequency and length of time doing the activity. One can also help by using ice, stretching, taking NSAIDs ...Read more

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What is tendonitis?

Swelling of tendon: -itis means inflammation of. Tendonitis is inflammation ( usually equates to redness, pain, swelling) of a tendon. Often due to overuse or friction due to strenuous activity. ...Read more

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How to remove tendonitis?

See details: It depends somewhat are the area of the body that is involved. Rest, splinting and nsaids may help. Physical therapy, exercises and cortisone injections may be needed for more severe cases. ...Read more