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Can you tell me how to do to treat/prevent soreness in my Achilles tendon?

Can you tell me how to do to treat/prevent soreness in my Achilles tendon?

Stretch: You need to stretch and use an orthotic in your shoes to balance the feet and left the heel to take strain off the achilles tendon.
After exercise ice the area. ...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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I have bicep pain, is it soreness, sprain or tendon tear?

I have bicep pain, is it soreness, sprain or tendon tear?

Varying degrees: Think of the severities you listed as a continuum. - if you have bicep soreness following any increase in your normal level of activitiy, then you likely strained the muscle fibers. The pain associated will likely subside w/ a proper amount of conservative treatment (rice). If no improvement see a physician. A strain itself can be of varing degrees & in the most severe cases a "tear" may result. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tonsillitis n can u have it n not have a fever? Had soreness n pain for 2mnths w pain in the tendons of both side of the neck

What are the symptoms of tonsillitis n can u have it n not have a fever? Had soreness n pain for 2mnths w pain in the tendons of both side of the neck

Tonsillitis: Signs and symptoms include red, swollen tonsils, white or yellow coating or patches on the tonsils, sore throat, difficult or painful swallowing, enlarged, tender glands (lymph nodes) in the neck, a scratchy, muffled or throaty voice and bad breath in addition to fever when it occurs. Your symptoms do not necessarily suggest tonsillitis and would see your family doctor. ...Read more

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Soreness at the base of thumb; tendon or joint problem?

Soreness at the base of thumb; tendon or joint problem?

Joint cmc joint: Degeneration of baisilar thumb joint very common. ...Read more

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Having muscle soreness all over after one dose of cipro (ciprofloxacin) 5 days ago for prostatitis. What are the chances of tendon rupture?

Having muscle soreness all over after one dose of cipro (ciprofloxacin) 5 days ago for prostatitis. What are the chances of tendon rupture?

Unlikely: Tendon rupture is a possible side effect of cipro (ciprofloxacin) but it is not that common and it would not cause pain all over. It would cause pain in the area of a certain tendon and in the case of rupture loss of movement in the muscle attached to the tendon. ...Read more

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What can cause high blood cortisol but normal urine cortisol? My skin and hair is dry thinning muscle tendon soreness fatigue.

What can cause high blood cortisol but normal urine cortisol? My skin and hair is dry thinning muscle tendon soreness fatigue.

Many possibilities: There is a diurnal variation for cortisol levels, so levels in the morning are typically higher than in the evening. Cortisol is bound to a protein in the blood stream. High levels of this protein, such as seen in liver disease can cause high blood levels with normal urine levels. ...Read more

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What is done for a torn tendon?

What is done for a torn tendon?

If the Tendon: Is ruptured it may require surgery. If a partial tear you may need to be casted. ...Read more

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Low long willa tendon injury last?

Low long willa tendon injury last?

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 ...Read more

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What does a torn tendon feel like?

Pain: Pain and inability to move the joint that it crosses. ...Read more

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How does calcium build up on tendons?

How does calcium build up on tendons?

Few theories: Calcific tendonitis most commonly involves shoulder. Three main theories: reactive calcification; endochondral ossification with tendon cells converting to cartilage cells to form bone; ectopic bone formation with change of mesenchymal stem cells into osteogenic cells (bone forming cells). Tendintis usually deposits of hydroxyapatite (a crystalline calcium phosphate) in any tendon of the body. ...Read more

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What can someone do for a torn tendon?

If it is not a vest-: -igeal tendon such as Palmaris longus, poplitious in the hand & lower leg, they R usually functional and need repair acutely, or if long standing tendon transfers & grafts can B done. ...Read more

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How can ligaments or tendons be teared?

How can ligaments or tendons be teared?

Tendon/ligament tear: Ligaments stabilize and typically run along the sides if joints. Tendons attach muscle to bone. Ligaments are torn when a joint is dislocated or strained. Tendons are torn when the muscle pulling on the bone pulls with more force than the tensile strength of the tendon will allow. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of a torn tendon?

What are some symptoms of a torn tendon?

Depends upon: Where it is but pain, loss of motions, decreased power, swelling, balck and blue are all suspect for an acute tear. A chronic tear may feel different and just show up as swollen tissue followed by a change in motion that may not be noted right away, if one suspects a tron or ruptured tendon it is importnat to seek treatment as acute repair may be indicated and it may not be even a few week s later ...Read more

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Do minor tendon tears recover and repair?

Yes they do: Minor tendons tears heal if you protect them during the time of healing, some times if the tear is not complete the tendon will heal and there is for surgery if you do not they may go on and rupture in this case you need a repair. ...Read more

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What's the best way to cure tendon injury?

Most need surgery: Most tendon injuries require surgery to repair or reattach them to bone. Some will heal on their own, but in most cases there will be some loss of function (weakness, decreased movement).

Also, in many cases the repair needs to be done within a week or two. Waiting longer results in scarring which makes the repair more difficult and less likely to work as well. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have visible neck tendons?

Is it normal to have visible neck tendons?

It can be: This observation is often due to normal anatomy. The platysma muscles run vertically in the neck and are strand-like enabling fine gradations of movement in turning the head. In some people you can see a prominent anterior edge. This is more likely in thin people with less fat/subcutaenous tissue bordering the muscles. Best to accept/embrace rather than consider plastic surgery. ...Read more

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Do u have tendons in your collarbone areas?

Do u have tendons in your collarbone areas?

Not realy: We have mascule attacment to the collar bone. ...Read more

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Does a torn pattelar tendon ever grow back?

Unfortunately No: No. Patellar tendons, like other tendons in the body, do not regrow. They need to be surgically re-attached or augmented with tendon graft materials in the event of a rupture or injury. ...Read more

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What can be done for a torn shoulder tendon?

What can be done for a torn shoulder tendon?

Rotator Cuff?: Depending on the exact diagnosis and circumstances many options possible.
Learn more here:
http://www. Theshouldercenter. Com/rotator-cuff-tear. Htm. ...Read more

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How long for a torn tendon to heal, if ever?

They heal: I have found 6-8 weeks around the sametime it takes for bone to heal. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a tendon injury to heal?

How long does it take for a tendon injury to heal?

Depends: This depends on the severity of the injury. A strain can take weeks, partial tear may take the time like a bone fracture (6-8) weeks. A complete tear requires surgical repair and the recovery time varies. Speaking to an orthopedic surgeon will help. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a torn tendon?

Depends: Some tendon can be torn and heal with immobilization. Some tendons require surgery to put the tendon ends together for proper healing to take place. ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal a partially torn tendon?

How long will it take to heal a partially torn tendon?

About 6 weeks: The answer varies depending upon the actual degree of tendon torn since a partial tear covers everything from a very minimal tear to a significant partial tear that may act more like a full thickness tear. Six weeks is a good number to remember realizing it could be less for a minimal tear. A significnat partial tendon tear may actually require surgical intervention, so check with your docotr. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tendon repair?

What is the definition or description of: tendon repair?

Reattach torn tendon: Tendons are located at the interface between bone and muscle. Tendon repair is performed by either reattaching an avulsed tendon to bone or by reapproximating the two torn edges of a tendon torn within the substance of the tendon itself. ...Read more

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Is acupressure effective if you have nerve or tendon damage?

Is acupressure effective if you have nerve or tendon damage?

Yes: Acupuncture has been shown to help with pain. It can however not replace medical assessment and treatment. ...Read more

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My tendons have been injured for a long time, what can I do?

My tendons have been injured for a long time, what can I do?

Depends...: Depends a lot on the type of injury and specifically are we talking about an open or closed injury? I.E did the tendon get cut or has it been strained and chronically inflamed, two very different types of injury. A lot will also depend on the location and the type of treatment up to now.
Best to see a local hand surgeon for evaluation. ...Read more

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What does a "full thickness tear of the supraspinatus tendon" mean?

Rotator Cuff Tear: If you are 31 and have a full thickness tear of your suprspinatous tendon, you have a problem. The supraspinatous is one of the 4 muscles that make up your rotator cuff. Tears at your age are unusual, often due to trauma and should generally be repaired with surgery. See an orthopaedist to get it checked out. ...Read more

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Where would asupraspinatus tendon tear, or a rim rent tear be located?

Where would asupraspinatus tendon tear, or a rim rent tear be located?

See below: The shoulder. This is one of the 4 rotator cuff muscles and most commonly torn. Follow up with an orthopedic surgeon good luck thank you. ...Read more

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I pulled my tendon in my shoulder. What is the best way to treat this?

I pulled my tendon in my shoulder. What is the best way to treat this?

Rotator Cuff: The rotator cuff tendon is a major stabilizer of the shoulder joint especially with lifting and overhead activity. Treatment is dependent upon how large the tear is and how much weakness and pain your are having. Initial treatment may consist of rest and range of motion exercises. Severe tears may need surgery. ...Read more

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Could cyriax's friction massage be harmful if I massage a healthy tendon?

Could cyriax's friction massage be harmful if I massage a healthy tendon?

Not likely: Not sure why asking this question. I trained under a physican who trained with Dr. Cyriax. Friction massage is usually meant for tendinitis processes such as lateral epicondylitis or rtc tendinitis. However, I don't think that massaging healthy tissue would cause any damage. Not likely. ...Read more

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What is the difference between dermatome and the center of the tendon jerk?

What is the difference between dermatome and the center of the tendon jerk?

Not sure...: Not sure I understand your question, but "dermatome" refers to the cutaneous distribution of sensation for a given nerve. I am not familiar with the term "center of the tendon jerk." deep tendon reflexes evaluate a muscle's ability to sense a stimulus and react to it via contraction. ...Read more

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What can I do for akely tendon that has been poped loose with a lot of pain?

REST, ICE AND PODITRI: You need to rest your leg and ankle. Put ice locally and se a poditrist asap. ...Read more

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Is it possible to rehab a tendon like the fhl after it has been overstretched?

Is it possible to rehab a tendon like the fhl after it has been overstretched?

Certainly: It is painful to over stretch the flexor hallicus longis tendon but physical therapy certainly can help bring you back to normal or near normal function. It will take work on your part though. I always call good pt pain and torture, but it works! ...Read more