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I have tendonitis in my elbow. What could I do to help the pain?

I have tendonitis in my elbow. What could I do to help the pain?

Stretching: Most tendinitis about the elbow subside on their own. Keeping the elbow fully extended and bending the wrist up and down will stretch the tendons and help with the pain. If this does not work sometimes an injection is needed. In severe cases when nothing else works there are surgical procedures to help. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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What can I do to relieve the pain I have in my shoulders, and biceps?

What can I do to relieve the pain I have in my shoulders, and biceps?

Need More Info: Please state the circumstances surrounding your pain-what you do to aggrevate, the character or the pain-aching, burning, stabbing, radiation (does it seem to move), what relieves it if anything, how long have you had it, were there injuries associated with the pain. Thanks! ...Read more

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I have a lot of pain in my shoulder blade. What can I do to alleviate this?

I have a lot of pain in my shoulder blade. What can I do to alleviate this?

Is it IN blade or: UNDER? Symptoms could be the result of something sinister such as lung/heart problems & should be investigated by your dr, esp. If accompanied by diff breathing, nausea or sweating.Most often, though, vertebral or rib problems cause a similar pain & can range from aching to sharp.A good history & phys is the only way to determine cause for certain.Osteopathic hands-on exam & manipulation may help. ...Read more

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I have bone spurs in my right shoulder, what can I do to help with the pain?

I have bone spurs in my right shoulder, what can I do to help with the pain?

Diagnosis?: Bone spurs are an incidental x-ray finding and a controversial diagnosis as far as truly being responsible for shoulder pathology. Learn more about this topic here: http://theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm and http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulderpain/2013/shoulder-surgery/spur-acromioplasty-impingement/. ...Read more

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What to do if I have arthritis in my knee, what can I do to ease the pain?

What to do if I have arthritis in my knee, what can I do to ease the pain?

Exercise and: Exercise and physical therapy help strengthen the muscles around the knees which can reduce pain. Talk to your doctor about setting you up with a program to help before you try any over the counter medications, talk to your doctor first to make sure that it is okay for you to take these medications. ...Read more

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What can I do to relieve severe tendonitis in my forearm?

What can I do to relieve severe tendonitis in my forearm?

Time/rest/NSAIDS: Usually tendinitis will improve over time with rest, activity modification, and use of Ibuprofen type meds. If this does not work and depending on the location of the tendinitis, injections of cortisone are sometimes used. If this fails, a few types of tendinitis can be treated surgically, but this is rare in the forearm and usually not necessary. See your doctor if it doesn't improve. ...Read more

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Hi I have shooting pain in my knee what could it be sprain torn muscle ligament ect and what should I do I also. Sometimes can't walk on it Thank you.

Hi I have shooting pain in my knee what could it be sprain torn muscle ligament ect and what should I do I also. Sometimes can't walk on it
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Modify activity: It could be a number of different things depending upon your activity level and whether or not there was any specific event that preceded it. Is the knee swollen or unstable when walking? Your symptoms should improve over several days to weeks with rest and eliminating any activity that could worsen it. If not, it is worth getting evaluated by your primary care physician. ...Read more

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What can I do for pain in my Achilles tendon?

What can I do for pain in my Achilles tendon?

Rest and rehab: The problem with achilles tendon is the poor circulation for healing. So it takes longer to heal than other tendons or muscles. First rest and ice the tendon to reduce the inflammation. Then stretching(dynamic and static) to reduce the tension on the tendon that causes it to get sore. First get eval by a podiatrist then they will guide you when physical therapy is right. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in my hip that moves down to my knee and into my ankle, what could this be?

What to do if I have pain in my hip that moves down to my knee and into my ankle, what could this be?

Sciatica: Pain in the distribution as you suggested describes the pattern of the nerve that travels in the leg called the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is not the cause of the pain source, it is the result of an irritated nerve typically in the lumbar spine (low back) which are caused by herniated disks, spinal stenosis or degenerative disc disease requiring further evaluation by a spine specialist. ...Read more

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I have excruciating pain in my left shoulder. What could be the problem and what can I do?

I have excruciating pain in my left shoulder. What could be the problem and what can I do?

Many Possibilities: Shoulder pain is a nonspecific finding so a lot more specific information and a detailed examination would be needed to give you clear diagnosis. If you have had this a while i recommend you have an evaluation with your primary physician and then perhaps a shoulder specialist if persistent. Learn more at: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm. ...Read more

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What can I do to help myslef if I have arthritis in the knee, shoulder, elbows, and wrists?

What can I do to help myslef if I have arthritis in the knee, shoulder, elbows, and wrists?

See your doctor: You could have a host of issues that could cause your arthritic pain, could be bursitis, tendonitis, arthritis, ligament issues, meniscal injury, sciatica etc. So you may want to see an orthopedic pain specialist that can tell you what is going and help you with the latest treatments or exercise therapies available. You could consider PRP or even stem cell therapies as well. ...Read more

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I have a wrap around my shin and it still hurts...what else can I do to help the pain?

I have a wrap around my shin and it still hurts...what else can I do to help the pain?

Hard to say: As unfortunately you provided limited information about the nature of the pain(location, what makes it better or worse, what you were doing when it started, how long). I'd love to help but without more info I can reliable give you sound advice, even the classic rest, ice, compression and elevation may not be correct in this case. If you provide more info we may be able to better help you out. ...Read more

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What to do if I have pain in elbow and forearm area?

Ice.: Ice the area for 20 minutes at a time, 4-5 times per day. Take an over the counter anti-inflammatory medication, if you can. See a non-surgical sports medicine specialist, for evaluation. ...Read more

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What can I do about this pain in my achilles' tendon?

What can I do about this pain in my achilles' tendon?

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. Ice, use of antiinflammatory medication such as ibuprofen can help. If these things do not work, of there is swelling and difficulty walking see a podiatrist. ...Read more