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Is there anything I could wear during work to help ease the pain of the Achilles tendinitis?

Is there anything I could wear during work to help ease the pain of the Achilles tendinitis?

Lift/compression: Wearing a wedged shoe, or a gel heel lift in a work shoe can relax the Achilles tendon and take some of the stress and strain off the tendon. ...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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What are the reasons why a cortisone injection wouldn't work for anterior tibial tendinitis? Podiatrist offered it for condition lasting 1 1/2 yrs.

What are the reasons why a cortisone injection wouldn't work for anterior tibial tendinitis?  Podiatrist offered it for condition lasting 1 1/2 yrs.

Tendons receive a: poor blood supply and as such, take a long time to heal. You might want to inquire about a course of physical therapy, a period of immobilization or anti-inflammatory medication or a combination of all these. Another possibility is the diagnosis is incorrect and something else is going on. ...Read more

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Tendinitis both wrists?Type for living.Tried year of physio,6mo off work,now hands free computing.No improvement.Chronic pain 6yr+.MRI,rheuma,emg -ve.

Tendinitis both wrists?Type for living.Tried year of physio,6mo off work,now hands free computing.No improvement.Chronic pain 6yr+.MRI,rheuma,emg -ve.

What does EMG show?: I would get an EMG and NCV to see whether or not the diagnosis could possibly be CTS though when it's pure pain like this one tends to think of more orthopedic or rheumatological issues BUT...I'd still get the EMG to see what it shows. Be happy a consult privately as well to think of other things as well? www.healthtap.com/drsaghafi My Key Code is: PDXFNR if asked to use. ...Read more

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How can I help tendinitis?

How can I help tendinitis?

Tendonitis: Tendonitis refers to tendon inflammation. Both tendon inflammation and tendon degeneration tend to respond well to eccentric strengthening. Contact your physician for a physical therapy referral. ...Read more

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How can I avoid tendinitis?

How can I avoid tendinitis?

Avoid tendonitis: Adequately warm up first then gentle stretch before activity, then a gentle stretch cool down after activity. ...Read more

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How does one get tendinitis?

How does one get tendinitis?

Overuse: Tendonitis commonly occurs as an overuse injury. Treatment options start with rice, antinflammatories, changing the way you do any repetitive motions that are a part of your daily activities, bracing, stretching, and strengthening (maybe ot or pt). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Wha can I do about tendinitis?

Wha can I do about tendinitis?

Ice massage: Fill dixie cup full of water freeze and rub on affected area carefu not to injure skin otc nsaids rest. ...Read more

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Can one be prone to tendinitis?

Tendinitis: Individuals who to do not take enough time to recover ie "over use" or have an in balance between muscle on that side (to weak or to tight) may be prone to tendinitis. ...Read more

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