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What are some alternative medicine methods to help with tendinitis?

What are some alternative medicine methods to help with tendinitis?

Acupuncture: Acupuncture can help greatly. Sometimes this can be done with local needles only, but the acupuncturist would need to evaluate you first to see what approach would be best for you. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Alternative Medicine (Definition)

Alternative medicine is the practice of healing that does not fall into the realm of conventional allopathic medicine. Many think it is usually based on cultural or historical traditions rather than scientific data. However, only recently is science catching up with history. For example, acupuncture meridians have finally been discovered by science. Types of alternative medicine include ...Read more


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What alternative medicines could I take for my tendinitis?

What alternative medicines could I take for my tendinitis?

Tumeric and traumeel: Tumeric and traumeel can be used as anti-inflammatories orally. Traumeel or arnica gel can be used topically. Apitherapy, prolotherapy and massage (especially art) can be used to successfully treat tendinitis as well. ...Read more

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What do you recommned as an alternative to pain medicine for tendinitis? Are there any non-drug remedies for tendonitis pain?

What do you recommned as an alternative to pain medicine for tendinitis? Are there any non-drug remedies for tendonitis pain?

Potentially: There are many foods and supplements with have tremendous antiinflammatory capabilities. You can read about anti-inflammatory diets in general and there are a lot of health benefits to them. Omega 3 is just one of many nutrients that have these capabilities and can be found naturally in fish, flax seed, and also in a variety of supplements. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What are some alternative approaches to help with my tendinitis?

What are some alternative approaches to help with my tendinitis?

Tendonitis: Most forms of tendonitis respond to strengthening exercises. I advise my patients to do 4-5 sets of 10-12 reps with increasing weights for each set. After exercising it is a good idea to ice the affected area for about 10 minutes. Except for plantar fascitis and achilles tendonitis I am not a big fan of stretching. ...Read more

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What is the best pain medicine for tendinitis?

What is the best pain medicine for tendinitis?

ANTI-INFLAMMATORIES: You're not really looking for a pain medication, which addresses the pain but not really the inflammatory process. Instead, the broad class of NSAID's would be more helpful. These are not without side effects, and should be monitored by a physician. Dr. Latva ...Read more

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Have patella tendinitis...Feels a lot better only dull ache sometimes...Been 2weeks..Using rice method...Can i start running slow again like 6mpw?

Perhaps: It is extremely important to stretch your quads mechanism. This will, in combination with anti-inflammatories, give you increased pain relief. Symptoms will dictate your activity level. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about post tib tendinitis?

Can you tell me about post tib tendinitis?

Foot pain: Caused by overuse or overstrain. Fallen arches are a cause and a symptom. The pain is on the inner side of your foot beginning just below the bone of your ankle. ...Read more

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What type of exercise should one do for tendinitis?

What type of exercise should one do for tendinitis?

Aggressive rest.: The proper treatment of tendonitis is “r.I.C.E.” or rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Rest includes avoiding the activity or overuse that led to the tendonitis. Once resolved, stretching and strengthening of the affected area can slowly resume. ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more