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Is there any permanent cure for tendonitis in the forearms and elbow?

Is there any permanent cure for tendonitis in the forearms and elbow?

In some cases...: Use of wrist supports or lateral epicondylitis straps relieve the symptoms, nonsteroidal antiinflammatories treat the inflammation. Rest is probably the most important strategy. ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

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


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Got tendonitis in elbow after lifting. 3 months now and spasms in forearm and tricep. Hand weak and loss of muscle on arm. Mri normal. Scared of ALS?

Got tendonitis in elbow after lifting. 3 months now and spasms in forearm and tricep. Hand weak and loss of muscle on arm. Mri normal. Scared of ALS?

ALS is usually-: -symmetrical. Also stopping lifting will cause you to feel this way. If really still concerned or for a definitive diagnosis, make an appointment 2 see a neurologist. ...Read more

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How long could it take for tennis elbow (tendinitis) to be cured?

How long could it take for tennis elbow (tendinitis) to be cured?

Up to 1 year: Most of the time tennis elbow is self limiting and the problem resolves itself in a few days or weeks. In rare cases it can last for up to a year and at that point surgery would be recommended. ...Read more

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Elbow tendinitis, what can be done?

Elbow tendinitis, what can be done?

Ice, rest, nsaids: I would start by eliminating the activity that caused the problem along with ice i would also suggest using nsaids which should help the problem if the problem does not start to respond over a couple of weeks the next options based on pain would be a cortisone injection or therapy. ...Read more

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What can be done about elbow tendinitis?

Rest, ice : The key is to calm down your pain and inflammation in the affected tendon this will be done with ice, nsaids and activity avoidance you may also benefit from a local cortisone injection or physical therapy to help alleviate your problem. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of elbow tendinitis?

What are the symptoms of elbow tendinitis?

Epicondylitis: Most common symptoms are inability to shake hands or grab something from the refrigerator. Pain on the lateral (outside) of the elbow is tennis elbow and medially (inside) it is golfer's elbow. Treatment is strengthening the elbow with wrist exercises. ...Read more

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Can I put heat on an elbow with tendinitis?

Can I put heat on an elbow with tendinitis?

Ice is usually best!: Tendonitis is due to inflammation, which is better treated with ice or cold. Also try an anti-inflammatory medication and a over the counter tennis elbow brace. If you don't feel better in a few weeks see a board certified orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more