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How To Treat Stretched Tendon
Depends on a lot: This depends greatly on which tendon, degree of tear, and functional goals of the patient. At best, some tears can be managed with pain control and rest, similar to a muscle strain; complete tears or tears in muscles bearing high loads may require surgery. Often physical therapy will be a component of the plan, as will antiinflammatories and rest. ...Read more
Rotator Cuff: The rotator cuff tendon is a major stabilizer of the shoulder joint especially with lifting and overhead activity. Treatment is dependent upon how large the tear is and how much weakness and pain your are having. Initial treatment may consist of rest and range of motion exercises. Severe tears may need surgery. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with damage to the tendons of the band ilotibial, I want to know what exercises I can do and if I can do stretches?
Several: The condition is sometimes known as ileotibial band syndrome and is a common cause of hip pain. Another common germ for it is tensor facia lat a syndrome. If you google these terms there are several sites that show a good stretching program. It is felt to be a contracture and inflammation of theileotibial band and stretches can definitely help. Thank you for your question. ...Read more
See a physician: You should consult a sports medicine physician. If you notice any deformity of your biceps muscle you probably torn your biceps muscle. This can only be diagnosed my physical examination and some imaging studies like mri. If your doctor diagnose it as an tendonitis it can be treated with nonsteroidal anti inflammatory medication or steroids injections if indicated. ...Read more
A ruptured tendon: Can come from either an injury or can occur spontaneously (some medications like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) can do this). It's when a tendon separates from the bone it's supposed to be attached to. Muscles become tendons so when a muscle contracts, it pulls on a tendon and the tendon, which is attached to a bone, causes motion. If the tendon is ruptured, no movement can take place. ...Read more
Strengthen muscles: You can't alter the tension in the ligaments around a joint without surgery. You can however optimize the function of the surrounding muscles or dynamic stabilizers of the joint. This, for example, is the initial approach in someone who has an inherently loose shoulder (loose ligaments without tearing) and is often successfull. ...Read more
No.: If you do regular stretching you will maintain the muscle fibers at maximum length. If you stop they can contract and become relatively shortened. The tendons are at a relatively fixed length regardless. ...Read more
Eccentric: Excercises, kindly google for demonstrations....Get a more detailed answer ›
Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath? How to remove the fluid? How to treat it? Does it go by itself?
Tenosynovitis: Usually fluid in tendon sheath means inflammation or tenosynovitis, and causes pain. Various treatments are available to be prescribed by your doctor including rest, restricting activities that caused the problem, splint, applying cold, physical therapy, nonsteroidal inflammatory medications, or even steroid injections into the tendon sheath. I personally have had steroid injections with relief. ...Read more
Can musical and tendon nerve be slow stretch to a longer laugh with break and still work and move normal?
I'll have...: ...ranch dressing with that word salad, please! ...Read more
Is it possible for the tendons that pass behind the medial maleolus to be permanently over stretched due to lateral wedge placed on forefoot?
They should heal:
When the tendons of the medial ankle are stretched and strained due to pronation, they become inflamed. When the inflammation becomes chronic, it needs to be quelled. A tear would be more of a permanent condition.
Proper rest and methods such as physical therapy may help resolve this issue. ...Read more
Do tendons and ligaments that have been inappropriately stretched (as through injury) return spontaneously to their normal size or is pt needed?
Depends: The question is a bit too ' general' to give a specific answer. Some ligaments that" stretch" beyond their capability will not return to their normal size and this can result in laxity. Some tendons that stretch for a short period of time will return to their prior state. Some tendons that are contracted secondary to the aging process or disease need stretching! Hope that helps... ...Read more
Orthopaedist: Typically an orthopaedic surgeon treats tendon and ligament injuries, although rheumatologists and physiatrists can treat more mild conditions by medicinal means. All three specialists can splint, prescribe and inject, while only orthopaedists are trained to also apply surgical treatment options. ...Read more
I have had my first rib removed for tos, I now have a dropped shoulder or stretched shoulder tendon. Is there anything that can be done?
When I stretch my achilles' tendon, which has tendonopathy. It feels like it is tearing! Is it tearing? It is painful! Should I stop stretching?
Stop streching: Your body, is trying to tell you something. Stop stretching. On a microscopic level, you're stretching it and/or tearing. It. Pain with or without swelling, see a orthopedist or podiatrist. Ice, rest and NSAID in meantime. ...Read more
Either in a cast or:
With surgical repair, depending on how it occurred, general status, condition of the foot/ankle, other medical conditions, etc.
See a podiatrist/foot ; ankle doc to be evaluated/ treated.
Good luck. ...Read more
Don't Understand: I would be better able to help if you describe what you are feeling and I can help diagnose the problem. Trying to make a decision first and then choose which symptoms fit is not appropriate format for helping. ...Read more
Stretch!: Make sure you do your warm-up and cool down stretches consistently. Check your shoes and make sure they are not wore out. Adding an arch support or heel pad may be beneficial. Temporarily hold back on your exercise intensity or duration. If these things do not work, see a podiatrist or orthopedist. ...Read more