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How can you prevent tendonitis (a hand problem due to typing on the computer) ?

How can you prevent tendonitis (a hand problem due to typing on the computer) ?

Hand tendonitis: This condition is often caused by repetitive injuries from certain hand movements, or finger movements. Analyze your posture and hand placement and then improve work conditions by using proper preventive keyboards to use hands in a less stressful manner. There are special keyboards that are made to be orthopedically more friendly to the hands. Improve chair posture and rest frequently. ...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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How do you cure tendonitis in your hands?

How do you cure tendonitis in your hands?

Rest : Rest and anti-inflamatories as well as ergonomic modification of the inciting activities. Occasionally splints and cortisone injections help. ...Read more

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What is the average time that hand tendonitis takes to be fixed? I know every case is different. What does a doctor do to fix it?

Varies with type of: The tendon involved, severity, duration, whether its acute or chronic and the cause of it. He'll DX it and advise use of a particular type of splint or brace; prescribe nsaid's, p therapy. It might still take 6-12 weeks to heal completely, although even after improvement, the problem can recur. Some cases require surgery. ...Read more

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Can you get tendonitis in your hands. My right hanf is painful to use, i.E. Picking up a cup or slicing veggies. Tender at thumb and forefinger.?

Can you get tendonitis in your hands. My right hanf is painful to use, i.E. Picking up a cup or slicing veggies. Tender at thumb and forefinger.?

Yes: Tendonitis is an overuse syndrome and can come anytime a tendon is used repetitively or with too much force. Tennis elbow is the classic example . Treatment requires rest and antiinflamitories, if tolerated. ...Read more

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Is it okay to use tramadol/ultracet for pain relief for tendonitis on my hand/wrist?

Is it okay to use tramadol/ultracet for pain relief for tendonitis on my hand/wrist?

need treatment: While this medication will relieve pain it will not treat the underlying problem http://www.Assh.Org/public/pages/handsurgeons.Aspx see a hand surgeon. ...Read more