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Natural Cures For Tendonitis
Depends...: Rest, ice, activity modification, massage, wrist braces, over the counter medications (judiciously) can all help. Occasionally physical therapy can help too. On rare occasions, injections will be of benefit, but there are downsides to steroid injections. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treatment options: Begin with rest, ice massage, otc anti-inflammatories, & stretching the foot/ heel/calf throughout the day. Make sure you are wearing shoes with an appropriate amount of support and consider shoe inserts (ex: heel cup). Activity modification or a walking boot may be necessary to decrease the inflammation. See an orthopedist if your conservative treatment measures are not helping dec. Symptoms. ...Read more
Quadricep stretching: Simple quadriceps stretching (statically bringing ankle via flexed knee toward buttocks while standing ) with help alleviate the pain and inflammation from patellar tendinitis. Physical therpay may help with this. Nsaids may also be of benefit. Limiting the activity that caused the tendinitis is also important to obtain efficient healing. ...Read more
Get a diagnosis: Tendinitis can occur by itself due to overuse, injury, or repetitive use. It can also be part of an arthritis or metabic disease. The first step in long term control is to determine the cause. There are many treatments for tendinitis however the treatment will vary depending on why it is occurring. ...Read more
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