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How long does it take for a severly strained tendon at the wrist to heal?

How long does it take for a severly strained tendon at the wrist to heal?

It depends: There are several tendons and many more ligaments of the wrist. Ususally when referring to a strain it is in referrence to a ligament. Tendons become inflammed and are referred to as tendonitis. A strained ligament can take several weeks to months to completely heal and many times depending on which ligament surgery is often needed. Tendons, treated conservatively can heal in 3-4 weeks. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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What's the treatment for tendon injury in hand?

What's the treatment for tendon injury in hand?

PT and More: It depends on where is the Injury is and if there was surgery done.
But most of the Musculoskeletal injuries are treated with proper Physical therapy, and Anti inflammatory medicine like Ibuprofen for reducing Pain and swelling.
Ice application also helps. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a "rupture of extensor tendons" on the hand and wrist?

What does it mean to have a "rupture of extensor tendons" on the hand and wrist?

Can't extend fingers: These are the tendons that you use when you uncurl your fist and straighten out your fingers. They sometimes rupture because of rheumatoid or other inflammatory arthritis, especially if there has been a lot of swelling in the wrist for a long time. This problem can be surgically repaired, but it is better to prevent the problem than repair it. See your doctor. ...Read more

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How long does quad tendon grade 2 strain take to fully heal if rehabbing as well?

How long does quad tendon grade 2 strain take to fully heal if rehabbing as well?

Varies: Many variables factor into your healing. The ability to rest, rehab, use of other treatments (bracing, injections, medications), age, diet, genetics, etc. Tendons are slower to heal than muscles because of less blood flow. What one defines as "healing" is important as well. Pain free with typical daily activities versus returning to a vigorous sport such as tennis or basketball. Expect 1-4 months ...Read more

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I had a tendon transfer in my hand a week ago. Is it normal to feel a burning sensation?

Possibly: This could be normal post-operative pain, but f you have any concern of worsening or persistence of the sensation you should discuss it with your hand surgeon. ...Read more

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I had a tendon transfer in my hand 2 weeks ago and I am noticing a sharp burning sensation?

I had a tendon transfer in my hand 2 weeks ago and I am noticing a sharp burning sensation?

Call your surgeon: Anytime you have an issue after having a surgery it is your responsibility to inform your surgeon. Don't be afraid. ...Read more

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I got a bad tendon on right hand on biceps what to take i fill payne only when i trening for biceps and back?

Ibuprofen: Muscle and tendon problems are best addressed with anti-inflammatory medication such as Ibuprofen ot advil (ibuprofen). However, these medications can be hard on the stomach so you should ask your doctor if they are right for you. ...Read more

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My tendons and nerves of right thumb are diagnosed to be cut in an accident? How successful are hand surgeries in restoring the dexterity?

My tendons and nerves of right thumb are diagnosed to be cut in an accident? How successful are hand surgeries in restoring the dexterity?

Excellent: Anticipate approximately 80-90 % return of sensation with successful nerve repair. Tendon repair without complication of adhesion or rupture should return full range of motion. This translates into successful return of dexterity. See a well qualified, board certified hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What caused his hand to pull up toward his forearm in the middle of the night... very painful... could see the tendon pulling, then finally subsided?

What caused his hand to pull up toward his forearm in the middle of the night... very painful... could see the tendon pulling, then finally subsided?

Muscle Spasm: It seems like he had a muscle spasm sometimes called a "charlie horse" where the muscle without warning suddenly forcibly contracts. Most of the time it is due to the muscle being worn down("tired") from activity. Increasing fluid intake and moist heat would usually help. ...Read more

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5 weeks after my sugery on the inside of my right hand, still stiff, pain, even with exercises, tendon cut next appt 7-17 is this normal. I had 3 cyst?

5 weeks after my sugery on the inside of my right hand, still stiff, pain, even with exercises, tendon cut next appt 7-17 is this normal. I had 3 cyst?

Refer to answer: Usually there is no stiffness after surgery, may be limitation of motion. If you are stiff do not do any more surgeries. First stay away from all gmo food plus chicken and turkey meet. Second make sure your hga1c is below 5.6, TSH is below 2.0, and your CBC diff, crp, ana, rf, are normal. Uric acid need to be below 5. Automatically with exercise stiffness goes away. ...Read more

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I cut my hand. How can I be sure that my tendon is not damaged?

I cut my hand. How can I be sure that my tendon is not damaged?

See a hand surgeon!: A hand surgeon will examine you and perform some tests to make sure that your tendon was not damaged. Sometimes, with partial tendon injuries, you can still bend your fingers. However, if you don't treat it properly, they can tear completely and you will lose finger motion. ...Read more

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What's tendon hand surgery necessary for?

What's tendon hand surgery necessary for?

Restore function: If you cut or rupture a tendon you will lose the ability to either extend or flex a joint. Repair is necessary to restore the function. In the hand, each tendon has a specific function.
More information is needed for a precise explanation. ...Read more

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Does a hand tendon injury have major presenting symptoms?

Loss of function: If a tendon is cut or ruptures, it can no longer straighten or bend the joint it is crossing. So if you lose the ability to bend or straighten a joint, there is a good chance you have a tendon injury. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Hand tendon injury?

What is the definition or description of: Hand tendon injury?

See below: Tendons are tubular soft tissue structured that connect muscles to bones. When muscles contract, they pull on tendons which transmit that force to the bones causing motion. Tendons can be injured by over use or sudden injury. When they occur in the hand they would be described as hand tendon injuries. Severe hand tendon injuries may require surgery and extensive rehab. ...Read more

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Cut through my tendons in my hand. I had surgery, but need one more, physio isn't going to help anymore they said, can I ask to proceed without physio?

Cut through my tendons in my hand. I had surgery, but need one more, physio isn't going to help anymore they said, can I ask to proceed without physio?

Tendon surgery: Is often successful but therapy is equally or more important than surgery as a healing tendon lays down scar and one want the scar to form on the tendon but not to the surrounding tissues making adhesion and stiffness. Additional surgery can be needed for adhesions but it is important to keep passive motion, so often it is best not to abandon therapy, ask your surgeon for more info ...Read more

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What is the treatment for hand tendon injury?

What is the treatment for hand tendon injury?

A HAND tendon may: Require surgery, splinting or observation depending upon the location, the percentage of injury and the preconditions prior to the injury. However a prompt assesment by a hand surgeon or a comparably trained health care provider is needed to determine the proper course of action. Hand surgeons are well versed in these decisions http://getahanddoc.Blogspot.Com/. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of quadriceps tendon strain?

What are the symptoms of quadriceps tendon strain?

Quad strain: Pain above the kneecap or mid thigh depending on the strain area. Sometime there is swelling or bruising. It may also be difficult to flex the knee. ...Read more

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How often to use DMSO for a tendon (hand/wrist) injury?

How often to use DMSO for a tendon (hand/wrist) injury?

3 time a day at 1st: Dmso is a very safe agent that often reduces pain and inflammation when applied topically. Once absorbed it's metabolized into msm, also anti-inflammatory. While there's not much research it's reasonable to try. For guidelines ; other suggestions see
http://www.Drweil.Com/drw/u/id/qaa123924
also see
http://www.Dailymile.Com/blog/health/dmso-the-best-injury-treatment-youve-never-heard-of. ...Read more

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Is surgery necessary to heal tendonitis or tendon strain?

No: This is not usually operated. Get a second opinion locally, or even go up to the mayo clinic. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of a ruptured tendon in your hand?

Decreased motion: Particularly the ability to voluntarily actively move an isolated finger joint or a change in the resting position or posture of the hand or wrist could mean a tendon rupture. The exact mechanics of course vary by location within the hand. A tendon rupture nay be sudden or gradual from attrition and may or may not be painful depending upon the mechanism . Local swelling may precede or follow. ...Read more