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Shoulder tendonitis & bicep lump(mri showed fatty tissue) presenting the same day. 2 months later I have a tricep lump & pain. What is this?

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

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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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?

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

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Calcific tendonitis measuring 4x1 mm involving the olecranon insertional fibers of tricep tendons. Will this heal? Risks? Advice? Treatment? Thanks

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

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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?

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?

Not ALS: this is mechanical due to the injury. You may be able to get some physical therapy to help you rehab it correctly. You could ask your physician to send you to a physical therapist ...Read more

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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

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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?

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?

Not sure: Not sure how to explain the connection between yawning/chills and the left triceps contractions/hand shaking. If it keeps up you may want to see a neurologist for further evaluation. ...Read more

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Wrist brace for tendonitis causing more pain, help?

Wrist brace for tendonitis causing more pain, help?

Have it treated: Then have it evaluated and treated. A local steroid injection often resolves the problem. See an orthopedist. ...Read more

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Have pain in elbow they thought it is tendonitis of tricept I've had it braced for a month but its not getting better its getting worse whatcoulditbe?

Have pain in elbow they thought it is tendonitis of tricept I've had it braced for a month but its not getting better its getting worse whatcoulditbe?

Impossible to say: It is impossible to say without an exam. You may need an MRI assuming it is not an epicondylitis. See an orthopedist or rheumatologist. ...Read more

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Can wearing a brace help with tendonitis in the knee?

Can wearing a brace help with tendonitis in the knee?

Knee tendinitis : Tendinitis usually indicated a condition that is relatively acute or less than 6 weeks. Tendinosis is a disease of the tendon and is a chronic condition. Tendinitis is treated with relative rest, ice, and antiinflammatory. Tendinosis is treated with exercise(eccentric), and bracing can help symptoms. Also used is graston techniques, astym, prolotherapy, and prp. ...Read more

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Whats a good brace to help in the recovery of hand/writs tendonitis?

Whats a good brace to help in the recovery of hand/writs tendonitis?

Many: Most of the wrist supports that have some sort of rigid component are fine. I prefer the manutrain made by bauerfeind. ...Read more

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I have raging tendonitis in my wrist. Antiinflammatory, sling, brace, ice, elevation. Anything else I could do? Pain keeps me up at night.

Ying and Yang.: Judging from the time of your posting, it has been about 24 hours since something happened to cause you tendonitis. Some times applying ice for that length of time can contribute to the pain. Try alternating to moist heat and see is relief is at hand.(get it ?) (at hand). ...Read more

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Knee hurts all the time since it got cold out. what can i do to stop the pain i have a knee brace which is for my tendonitis?

Knee hurts all the time since it got cold out. what can i do to stop the pain i have a knee brace which is for my tendonitis?

Knee joint pain?: If your knee joint give you pain all the time, it can be a concerning about the integrity of the joint. A few things can come in mind if you have any history of injury in the past. It can also be related to your tendinitis. My recommendation for you to check with local orthopedic for X-ray and further work up to evaluate your concern. Best of lucks! ...Read more

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What kind of knee brace do I need to help with my patellar tendonitis pain?

What kind of knee brace do I need to help with my patellar tendonitis pain?

Chopart strap: A chopart strap brace is used for patellar tenonitis. In addition, NSAID medication is utilized. (non steroidal anti inflammatory drugs). ...Read more

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Can it hurt you if you run with a patella strap/knee brace? Even if i don't have tendonitis now but did in past

Can it hurt you if you run with a patella strap/knee brace? Even if i don't have tendonitis now but did in past

No harm.: No harm and may prevent! decreasing patellar ligament stress will decrease the likelyhood of joint pain, whether mechanical or inflammatory ...Read more

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Is wearing the aircast inflatable stirrup ankle brace suitable for posterior tibial tendonitis? How long should this be worn?

Is wearing the aircast inflatable stirrup ankle brace suitable for posterior tibial tendonitis? How long should this be worn?

Yes: In most cases the aircast brace is appropriate tx for post tib tendonitis. Occasionally a brace that locks the heal itself might be necessary. With the brace, nsaid's, and some rest mild tendonitis should be better in about 3 weeks. Occasionally more aggressive tx is needed with perhaps a cortizone (hydrocortisone) injection or even surgery if the above and pt doesn't help. Good luck! ...Read more

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I have tendonitis in my left knee. Is it normal to have had moderate to severe pain for 5 weeks? Also is a brace helpful or what would be best?

I have tendonitis in my left knee. Is it normal to have had moderate to severe pain for 5 weeks? Also is a brace helpful or what would be best?

Inflammation: Tendonitis is an inflammation of your tendon. There are many possible causes from compression to overuse, injury or infection. When you get evaluated they should be able to identify the most likely cause for your tendonitis. A brace could help, depending on the cause. ...Read more

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Whats a good over-the-counter knee brace to help in knee aches or knee tendonitis?

Whats a good over-the-counter knee brace to help in knee aches or knee tendonitis?

Simplest?: The most simple answer is a cho-pat strap, which can be found online. More sophisticated devices need proper fitting. ...Read more

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Compression or a brace for ankle tendonitis? Other home care treatments? Swelling & pain. Thank you!

Compression or a brace for ankle tendonitis? Other home care treatments? Swelling & pain. Thank you!

Both: you can do compression, ice, OTC ibuprofen. Brace can help while healing. If you still have pain after 4 weeks see a foot/ankle specialist ...Read more

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I have pttd and tendonitis in my left foot from rigid flat feet. I wear a custom brace, which helps. Am i a candidate for prp?

I have pttd and tendonitis in my left foot from rigid flat feet. I wear a custom brace, which helps.  Am i a candidate for prp?

Maybe not: PRP will help to heal any sort of degeneration or injury. However, a rigid deformity will probably not respond to prp. ...Read more

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I work in a place with a lot of stairs, I have patellar tendonitis, should I wear a knee brace? And if so what kind should I get?

I work in a place with a lot of stairs, I have patellar tendonitis, should I wear a knee brace? And if so what kind should I get?

Strengthen knee: Strengthening of quadriceps muscle would more likely solve the problem. Brace may work, but would be required from then on, as allows muscles to become even weaker and worsen instability. ...Read more

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Can ankle tendonitis pain be pretty severe? Also have swelling. Taking shoe on and off hurts. I don't drive-have to walk! Could a brace help?

Can ankle tendonitis pain be pretty severe? Also have swelling. Taking shoe on and off hurts. I don't drive-have to walk! Could a brace help?

Yes could be severe: How do you know you don't have a tear ? Or something else! If pain is severe I'd suggest you see a foot and ankle specialist. ...Read more

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Wrist Tendonitis- moist heat=worse, ice=no help, elevating, brace, sling, Idk what else to do. Pain when movement in thumb. Please help!can't do this!

Wrist Tendonitis- moist heat=worse, ice=no help, elevating, brace, sling, Idk what else to do. Pain when movement in thumb. Please help!can't do this!

Wrist pain: Try Ibuprofen 800mg three times a day for 7 days. If no response, see a hand surgeon or rheumatologist- a cortisone injection may help ...Read more

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Tendonitis of the knee pain increasing no pain killers anti flam meds working wearing knee brace pain travelling down leg now ?

Tendonitis of the knee pain increasing no pain killers anti flam meds working wearing knee brace pain travelling down leg now  ?

Might need to see Dr: There are many causes of knee pain. Tendinitis generally doesnt respond to medications. A physiotherapist might be helpful re your bracing.

Suggest get it checked if worsening. Here is a generic article on knee pain see if any fit to discuss with your doctor:
http://patient.info/doctor/knee-assessment ...Read more

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I have Achilles tendonitis and my knee keeps popping out and i dance and i'm like in tears sometimes should I wear a knee brace and if so what kind?

I have Achilles tendonitis and my knee keeps popping out and i dance and i'm like in tears sometimes should I wear a knee brace and if so what kind?

Knee brace: I would try soft elastic knee brace that you can slide over on your knees. As well as the same type of ankle brace. But if condition continues, i would have the areas exam. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more