Top
20
Doctor insights on: Tendonitis Treatment For Wrist

Share
1

1
What's the treatment for tendonitis of the wrist?

What's the treatment for tendonitis of the wrist?

See details: It depends somewhat on the tendon involved by the inflammation but most times the tendinitis will resolve with a local cortisone injection. Splinting, ice and anti-inflammatory meds can also be used. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
822 doctors shared insights

Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


2

2
Few days treatment for wrist tendinitis & now can do the thumb test with little pain & more mobility. Can I go back to lifting weights now? Advice?tnx

Few days treatment for wrist tendinitis & now can do the thumb test with little pain & more mobility. Can I go back to lifting weights now? Advice?tnx

Weight training: A general rule after tendonitis or joint irritation has resolved is to go back at half load and half repetition. Wearing a glove or soft splint and avoiding the positions that previously caused irritation is important as well as knowing what may have set the problem off in the first place. Mechanics become even more important. Speak with a trainer, or PT and your doctor to clarlfy things ...Read more

3

3
Ganglion cysts and acute tendinitis in middle of both wrists.Pain w/ basic tasks & too much pressure.popping/cracking w/ little to no pain.Treatment?

Ganglion cysts and acute tendinitis in middle of both wrists.Pain w/ basic tasks & too much pressure.popping/cracking w/ little to no pain.Treatment?

Surgery?: May need a surgical procedure and/or physical therapy. Best to see a hand surgeon for a more complete evaluation. You can then make a more informed decision about what to do. Base your decision on the severity of the problem, chances of success if treatment, and pick which feels right. There's no "right" answer, and no treatment without risk. Hope this helps! ...Read more

4

4
What's best for wrist tendinitis, heat or ice therapy?

What's best for wrist tendinitis, heat or ice therapy?

Ice first, then heat: Ice generally works best in the first 24-48 hours and heat after that time span. Remeber, that tendinitis may not improve with either ice or heat. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
Cure for wrist tendonitis?

Conservative: Splint rest ice stretch and slowly strengthen. If not improved need mri. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Tendonisis in hand that isn't going away.. Treatment other than splinting? I only have use of my one hand and can't immobilize it.

Tendonisis in hand that isn't going away.. Treatment other than splinting? I only have use of my one hand and can't immobilize it.

Tendonosis : You need to return to your doctor i would see a orthopedic surgeon that specializes in hands remember tendonosis is different than tendonitis there are micro tears at the cellular level you may need a cast and you may need surgery ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
Treatment for chronic tendonitis of the wrist?

Treatment for chronic tendonitis of the wrist?

Anti inflammatory: Depending on the cause, tendinitis is treated with rest and meds. You should rest from activities that cause painand take appropriate medicines. A cortisone shot or a splint is often needed. Very seldom am operation to remove the tendon lining is needed. ...Read more

9

9
I have had wrist tendonitis on and off for nearly two years and have had physio but it's not working. I work with children so can't rest it, help!

I have had wrist tendonitis on and off for nearly two years and have had physio but it's not working. I work with children so can't rest it, help!

Bracing?: If you keep using an 'unhappy' tendon, it is unlikely that it will resolve. There are wrist splints that prevent flexion/extension which still allow us to function in most situations. Applying ice for 15 minutes at least 3/day and taking an anti-inflammatory should slowly help the problem resolve. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
10

10
Why doesn't my wrist tendonitis seem to get better when I stay off of it?

Why doesn't my wrist tendonitis seem to get better when I stay off of it?

It depends: It may be that the injury is actually more serious than tendonitis and thus is not responding to rest. It is also possible that even though you are resting it, it is still being used daily in everyday activities that prevent full healing. A temporary brace or cast immobilization may be required. If your pain is persistent or not improving, i recommend seeking orthopedic medical evaluation. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
What is the best treatment for tendonitis in ankles?

RICE: Rest, ice, compress, elevate. Avoid doing the activity that is causing you to have the tendinitis. Once you feel better, slowly return to the activity until toleration. See a podiatrist for further treatments as well. You may need anti inflammatory meds as well. ...Read more

13

13
What to do for wrist tendonitis from whiplash?

What to do for wrist tendonitis from whiplash?

See details: Whiplash by definition is a neck issue and not a wrist problem. Tendonitis can improve with time and nsaids. If it persists, have it evaluated. ...Read more

14

14
How do you manage tendonitis treatment and prevention?

How do you manage tendonitis treatment and prevention?

Several: Physical therapy modalities are used in the treatment. After the tendon feels better proper conditioning would include appropriate stretching and muscle strengthening with proper balance. ...Read more

15

15
Is tendonitis of the wrist similar to a sprained wrist?

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 more

See 1 more doctor answer
17

17
What are some treatment options for calcific tendonitis of the shoulder?

Calcific tendonitis: Conservatively: rest, nsaids, injection, pt, modalities. Operatively, scope debridement of the tendon with removal of calcific deposits. ...Read more

18

18
How to treat wrist tendonitis? Do pushups affect the healing of my wrist?

Yes: Stress to the wrist will make things worse. Have the tendinitis treated and resolved first. ...Read more

19

19
What is the most effective treatment for painful tendonitis in the outer elbow?

What is the most effective treatment for painful tendonitis in the outer elbow?

Multiple treatments: Studies have shown that short term (the first 6 months) cortisone injections are the most effective treatment for pain. However, symptoms often come back if not treated with exercise prescription. Long-term studies (1 year out) show physical therapy to have the best outcomes. Off-loader bracing also has been shown to help. Treatment such as prp or surgery are only indicated if these don't work. ...Read more

20

20
How can I aleeve the pain of tendonitis in my wrist? How long will tendonitis last?

How can I aleeve the pain of tendonitis in my wrist? How long will tendonitis last?

Rest: The most useful treatment modality in the resolution of tendonitis at the wrist is rest or in other words the use of a splint to put the affected tendon at rest. It may take a few weeks. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer