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Tendonitis Of The Forearm
Not really: Tendonitis is inflammation of a tendon sheath (the tight passageway where tendons glide). A sprained wrist is an injury of the ligaments of the wrist. Tendons move joints and are attached to muscles. Ligaments connect bones to other bones across joints. Both can happen after trauma (a fall or twisting injury), but a sprain doesn't happen over time like tendonitis can develop. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've an avulsion fx at the attachment of the radial collateral ligament to the radial aspect of the base of the 1st proximal phalanx. prognosis?
Muscle Vs Bone: Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease problem, meaning bone and cartilage wear and tear. Tendonitis is a soft tissue injury where muscles attach to bone, those attachments are the tendon and can get irritated due to tears or stretching of these tissues. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Needs to be treated: Typically achilles tendonitis is an overuse injury it can usually be treated with rest, ice and NSAID medications. In more difficulty cases it may require physical therapy to both alleviate the symptoms and work on stretching exercises to prevent future exacerbations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath of the peroneus bervis and peroneus longus muscles suggestive for tenosynovitis what is the treatment?
Rest: Tendonitis is treated by relative rest (cease from all activities that give pain), physical therapy, and anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, alleve). Sometimes immobilization is neede in a cast or boot. A cortisone shot if often helpful, but cannot be done in some areas of tendonitis. ...Read more
Could a deep cut on the volar side of the thumb cut the extensor tendon while leaving the flexor tendon intact?
Tendon vs cartilage: Tendonitis is secondary to overuse or repetitive movement across the elbow. The common extensors, common flexors, biceps, and triceps can get irritated at their insertion sites and oftentimes develop micro tears within the tendon insertion creating pain and disability. Arthritis is wear and tear of the smooth cartilage surface within the joint itself. ...Read more
I have a snapping or popping of the tendon on my distal phalanx joint of the left thumb. Most likely overuse of shifting on the bike. Suggestions?
Yes: The plantaris tendon and posterior tibialos tendon both arise from posterior muscles of the leg and connect to the foot. The Achilles' tendon is the largest of the posterior tendons. ...Read more
Are the medial/lateral tarsal, dorsal metatarsal, anterial tibial and arcuate, the only arteries on the front of the leg and foot?
VASCULATURE: Sounds like a question for school. Anyway, here goes: ant. tibial, dorsalis pedis, perforating peroneal, ant. lat. malleolar, ant. med. malleolar, lateral tarsal, arcuate, 1st prox. perforating, dorsal metatarsal, dorsal digital, medial tarsal. Hope that's all. Sincerely, Dr. Latva ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tenosynovitis: Tenosynovitis means inflammation of the internal lining/membrane of a tendon. The Flexor Hallucis Longus or Flexor Digitorum longus tendons run along the medial ankle to the bottom of the foot to each respective toe. The FHL and FDL tendons, along with the Posterior Tibial Tendon and a Neurovascular bundle run in the tarsal canal, so, yes, inflammation of any of these tendons can affect Tarsal T ...Read more
What does enthesopathy of the calcaneus at the insertion of the planter aponeurosis and achilles tendon mean?
Inflammation: Enthesopathies is typically associated with inflammation or a calcium deposit where a tendon inserts or connects to the a bone. Achilles enthesopathies can be seen as part of other arthritic conditions such as Ankylosing Spondylitis or psoriatic arthritis. It could also could be a localized issue such as plantar fasciitis which is inflammation of tissue and tendons of the bottom of the foot ...Read more
Would pain under the bony knob of the inside of the left ankle and pain in the bend of the left ankle/foot be from posterior tibial tendonitis?
Joint and back pain and stiffness with numerous trigger points, most recent MRI of hand revealed a partial tear of the flexor pollicis longus tendon?
Arthritis: You have described an arthritis condition, of which there are many types. In addition to joint damage, many arthritides can cause tendon damage resulting in tears or ruptures. See a rheumatologist. (note "fibromyalgia" while causing tender points, does not result in tendon tears). ...Read more
Torn or inflamed?: If torn it will not flex & stays in a somewhat extended position. It also causes a limp since it is involved in push off. Hurts when it happens & may have some calf cramping, but pain goes away fairly fast. If inflamed it hurts in gait push off, u may deal & hear it squeaking. All attempt 2flex is painfull. Torn = surgical, inflamed= activity modification nsaids, ice rest ? Pt also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Which kind of nerve impingement arising from the shoulder refers pain to the medial epicondyle if the humerus?
Ulnar nerve: Typically, if you have pain along the medial epicondyle, that is where the ulnar nerve travels. If you have impingement upon this nerve there are usually other symptoms including numbness and tingling in the 4th and 5th fingers. In the extreme situations there may be weakness of these fingers. There is often pain when tapping over the nerve at the medial epicodyle. ...Read more
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
Not really: However pain from the wrist may radiate proximally if the radial sensory nerve which crosses the area of tendon that gets sequent aims is also irritated . Make sure the splint does not irritate the nerve or the boney prominsnce as rigid splints can do this and at times the splint is worse than the original problem. ...Read more
Pain in my forearm, causing me to loose grip of cups etc. wonder what this could be? I have wrist tendonitis could it be linked?
Wrist tendonitis: often refers pain or swelling into the forearm, the tendons that cross the wrist originate as muscles in the forearm. Swelling in a tendon sheath can begin at the wrist and extend into the forearm. One common issue with wrist./ thumb tendons that manifests in the forearm is dequervains but there are many tendon issues similar. See a hand surgeon ...Read more
My forearm aches i believe like tendonitis and my elbow down is swelling and my hand even feels a bit numb. Is that normal?
Wrist tendonitis. Pain isn't in wrist anymore but my forearm is throbbing and hand is tingling. Are these linked, what can helped tried PRICE already?
Have I got elbow tendonitis, pain in elbow, pain and tingling in forearm, loss of grip in hand. Tried PRICE, no doc appointment for a week, help?!
Got tendonitis in elbow after lifting. 3 months now and spasms in forearm and tricep. Hand weak and loss of muscle on arm. Mri normal. Scared of ALS?
ALS is usually-: -symmetrical. Also stopping lifting will cause you to feel this way. If really still concerned or for a definitive diagnosis, make an appointment 2 see a neurologist. ...Read more
Hard to predict: Forearm tendonitis problems can be difficult due to the fact that they are hard to predict. The best course of action is proper identification of the problem by a specialist and directed care early on in the course of the problem. If treatment is initiated early, such as therapy, the resolution tends to be quicker. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer