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Lateral Epicondylitis In My Thumb
Start with RICE: Lateral epicondylitis (aka "tennis elbow") is a common overuse injury to the elbow. In order to treat the pain, i recommend you start with rice, follow with stretching/ strengthening (therapy), & consider couterforce bracing. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone or prp injections. Some people end up needing surgery... http://drmarkgalland.com/category/elbow. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Possible?: Yes, most things are possible. But, if it is occuring, I would check on your swing..... ...Read more
I am a high school baseball player with symptoms of lateral epicondylitis. The symptoms have lasted about a week. What should I do to treat this?
Yes: If the diagnosis is correct, and the procedure is done correctly, you should expect significant improvements in pain and function in 90-95% of cases. Find an experienced elbow surgeon. ...Read more
Rest required.: The inflammation will not resolve, the pain will continue, and you may end up with a worse injury or condition. Usually pain from inflammation is a sign to rest the area and allow healing to take place. Ice to the area while protecting the skin with a towel for 15 minutes two to three times a day may help. Elbow compression may help some. There is no substitute for the body's natural healting. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid arm exercises: You can certainly do aerobic exercises involving your legs as hard as you would like you can run, bike, or swim. You can do leg weight exercises stay away from exercises involving your arms until your elbow pain goes away. If you don't rest it, it probably wont go away. ...Read more
Lateral epicondylitis, tendinopathy with multiple tendon ruptures along extensor tendon. Treatment options?
That is a very com--: Plex problem that you have. Is it in the same arm or elbow area? Is this from an injury? Without being seen ; examined/investigated, its difficult to address all your issues in a meaningful way. You need to see an orthopod or a elbow/shoulder surgeon to get the best advice, as otherwise you'll get a pot pouri of suggestions, which may or may not help. Good luck. ...Read more
Lateral epicondylitis tendinopathy with multiple ruptures along the extensor tendon r elbow after fall on flexed elbow. Treatment options? Pt no help
Why does my arm feel numb and over sensitive? I had tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) surgery 3.5 months ago and my forearm feels strange like when i rub it with my fingers i can't feel the top of my skin and my arm is numb and feels spongie but yet su
Lateral Epi...: "symptoms of tennis elbow include pain localized on the outside of the elbow, weak grip strength, and pain with specific motions (picking up a gallon of milk, turning a door knob, or holding a cup of coffee). There are surgical and non surgical treatment options for tennis elbow. Non surgical options include:.. " for more info please visit -http://drmarkgalland.Com/tennis-elbow/. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with tennis elbow in both arms runners knee in both knees over 1 month. Now have sore wrists, neck and thumb, and first 2 finger?
Need workup: With multi- joint involvement i would recommend a rheumatologist be your next consultation. This may be a systemic immune issue and proper diagnosis is important. ...Read more
Medial epicondylitis in left elbow, using right hand more which is causing my wrist tendonitis to flare up. How can I rest when need to use one arm?
How soon can I drive after having surgery for lateral and medial epicondylitis on the left elbow?
When to drive: As soon as you are off pain medications etc., and the doctor clears you for that activity. ...Read more
Months: Severe lat epicondylitis or tennis elbow needs to be treated with occasional steroid injections, counterforce bracing and exercise. Sometimes a wrist splint helps. Some doctors have found prp helpful. If all fails and you have tried conservative treatment for 6-12 months than surgery should help. ...Read more
Have pain in anterior lateral forearm for 4 months. Pain aggravated by movements and any pressure on that part of forearm, radiates to thumb. Advise?
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