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Diagnosed with elbow tendonitis for two months. Experiencing tricep spasms and odd finger tip sensation. Is this more serious form or limited movement?
Possibly: There are multiple nerves that pass through the elbow to the hand and they can become involved in the process. For example, golfer elbow is an inflammatory condition of the tendons and ligaments on the inside of the elbow; the ulnar nerve also is near that area and when this gets involved one can get numbness running into the fourth and fifth fingers. ...Read more
Have elbow tendonitis for 2 months after lifting. My tricep on affected side tightens and spasms when I stretch/shiver. This couldn't be ALS could it?
Shoulder tendonitis & bicep lump(mri showed fatty tissue) presenting the same day. 2 months later I have a tricep lump & pain. What is this?
See below : Not enough information really to help you at this time i would recommend you seek out an orthopedic surgeon for evaluation of your shoulder problem thank you. ...Read more
Calcific tendonitis measuring 4x1 mm involving the olecranon insertional fibers of tricep tendons. Will this heal? Risks? Advice? Treatment? Thanks
Varies: When a tendon has chronic or multiple of episodes of inflammation and/or injury, calcifications can develop. At 4x1 mm they are extremely small. They don't really heal. One way to look it is they are really just a symptom of of chronically irritated tendon. Treatment involves addressing the cause of the tendinitis. ...Read more
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
When I yawn or get the chills, my left tricep contracts and my hand shakes. It's been going on for month after developing elbow tendinitis. Cause?
I have elbow tendonitus! Visualized muscle structures including biceps,triceps appear unremarkable. Is that good or bad?
It's good: it's good to not have torn or otherwise diseased soft tissues of your upper arm. I'm assuming you had an MRI or ultrasound, because those are the tests that visualize soft tissue. Tendoniditis. That can often be helped by exercise, manual therapy, activity modification. Find a good physical therapist and follow through with their recomendations, and follow up with your doc about it. ...Read more
Tendonitis Rx: These commonly occur together. If possible the first thing to do is figure out the cause. Repetitive motions are commonly responsible. Splinting and rest, with ice, compression, and elevation are the initial mainstays of therapy followed by possible nsaids or anti-inflammatories if not contra-indicated. Stronger medications are recently available and use of injections could be considered later. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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