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Tendonitis Of The Forearm
Time/rest/NSAIDS: Usually tendinitis will improve over time with rest, activity modification, and use of Ibuprofen type meds. If this does not work and depending on the location of the tendinitis, injections of cortisone are sometimes used. If this fails, a few types of tendinitis can be treated surgically, but this is rare in the forearm and usually not necessary. See your doctor if it doesn't improve. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can wrist tendonitis cause trapped nerve, forearm is painful as well as tingling, numb, loss of feeling. Can't get a doc appointment for a week, help!
Contusion R Elbow experiencing tendonitis in forearm, ring finger and pinky tendon. Had for months. Seen Doc, but nothing has worked. Any suggestions?
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Forearmyes, bicepsno: Dequervains can often cause pain on the thumb side of the forearm and into the thumb. It is not really associated with the biceps muscle. ...Read more
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
Rest: It depends on which side of the arm. On the top (dorsal) stretch by bending the hand and wrist downwards and work on gentle wrist extension exercises with a very light wt like a can of soup. For the bottom (volar) do the exact opposite for stretching and strengthening. Don't forget nsaid's as well. Use ice initially, and then switch to warm moist heat after a few days if still symptomatic. ...Read more