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What can I do about tennis elbow?

What can I do about tennis elbow?

Tennis Elbow: If you have been diagnosed by a competent doc., then you should know that it might take while before it go away. Elbow band is otc and helps to promote healing, some anti inflammatory such as Ibuprofen also might help. Some occassion you may need cortison shot at the site. ...Read more

Tennis Elbow (Definition)

Also known as lateral epicondylitis, this is a painful condition of the ...Read more


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What can I do for tennis elbow?

What can I do for tennis elbow?

Elbow Band: One may need to rest the elbow for a period of time. Physical therapy may be helpful. There are also elbow straps that support the radial tendons that are affected by tennis elbow that are inexpensive and effective. In severe cases a local injection of steroids may be useful. ...Read more

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What can I do about golf elbow pain?

What can I do about golf elbow pain?

Analyze your swing: Have someone who knows what they are doing analyze your swing with the various clubs. Usually you can figure out where in your swing you are putting stress on your elbow and then you can figure a way to adjust your swing. ...Read more

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What do I do for tennis elbow?

What do I do for tennis elbow?

Brace rest: Rest, counterforce bracing and exercises. See a rehab physician or orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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What can I do about elbow tendonitis from weightlifting?

What can I do about  elbow tendonitis from weightlifting?

Modify and treat: 1. Make sure that lateral epicondylitis is the true source of the pain 2. Ice and nsaids 3, take a good hard look at your program, add stretching and non irritating strengthening to your regimen try to strengthen you r grip and forearm without loading the extended elbow with the wrist fully flexedor raised with resistance 4. See a doctor ot clarify 5 talk to a therapist or trainer. ...Read more

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What can I do about a tennis related hurt wrist?

What can I do about a tennis related hurt wrist?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the pain and injury. If traumatic, then a fracture or a ligament tear have to be considered. If no trauma, then tendonitis would be at the top of list. To start, rest from tennis, ice the area for 20 minutes 3-4 times/day and consider some anti-inflammatories if the pain is not related to major injury. Obviously, seeing an ortho/sports med specialist would be helpful. ...Read more

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What can I do about tendonitis?

What can I do about tendonitis?

Rest, anti-inflam.: Tendonitis is an inflamed tendon. Rest is important- if it hurts don't do it! to reduce the inflammation many docs give steroid shots but this may weaken tendons; i inject homeopathic traumeel, a safe effective alternative. Traumeel or inflamyar ointment can help too, as can oral anti-iflammatories like zyflamend or meriva (a curcumin extract). Certain supps like manganese, zinc & vit. C help too! ...Read more

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Wha can I do about tendinitis?

Wha can I do about tendinitis?

Ice massage: Fill dixie cup full of water freeze and rub on affected area carefu not to injure skin otc nsaids rest. ...Read more

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What can I do about patellar tendonitis?

What can I do about patellar tendonitis?

Quad stretching: Simple quadriceps stretching (statically bringing ankle via flexed knee toward buttocks while standing ) with help alleviate the pain and inflammation from patellar tendinitis. Physical therpay may help with this. Nsaids may also be of benefit. Limiting the activity that caused the tendinitis is also important to obtain efficient healing. ...Read more

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What do I do if i suffer from chronic tennis elbow and golfers elbow?

Ice , rest: After some rest from the offending activity and ice, i would suggest nsaids after that i would try some physical therapy along with exercises to help prevent a recurrence after the symptoms resolve sometimes a cortisone injection might be helpful. ...Read more

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What can I do about metatarsalgia?

What can I do about metatarsalgia?

Metatarsalgia: The word means "pain in the metatarsal bones". This is also known as forefoot pain. There are numerous causes and this is generally a "catch-all" diagnosis. You can try otc arch supports that have a bump in the middle of the forefoot for relief. If not helpful, see a podiatrist who can accurately diagnose and treat your foot problem. ...Read more

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How can I tell if I have tennis elbow?

How can I tell if I have tennis elbow?

Tennis Elbow AKA: Lateral epicondylitis. Pain on outside of elbow with gripping an grabbing, pushing and pulling. Pain radiating up arm and into forearm. Treat it with ice massage, wrist brace to keep the muscles in your forearm rested and nsaids if needed. If not getting better a cortisone injection should help. ...Read more

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What can I do about tendonitis or tenosynovitis?

What can I do about tendonitis or tenosynovitis?

Various things: Depends on the body location and severity. A brace or splint to reduce movement of the tendon for a short period can help. Anti-inflammatory medication like ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, prescription meds can help. In some cases, an injection can help. When these fail, surgery may be an option. See your primary provider or orthopedist if you are not improving. ...Read more

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What should I do to cure my forearm tendonitis?

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What should I do to cure my forearm tendonitis?

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 more

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What can I do about knee arthritis?

What can I do about   knee arthritis?

Many things!: First is it an inflammatory or degenerative problem, or both. Are mechanical factors present: patellar mistracking , knoch knees (genu valgus), hypermobility. There are to many directions to give you a good answer! ...Read more

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What can I do about shin splint problems?

What can I do about shin splint problems?

Shin splints: The first thing to do is get an evaluation so you know why you have the shin splints . Then the doctor will help do something about them . ...Read more

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What can you do about shoulder bursitis?

What can you do about shoulder bursitis?

Nonspecific: Shoulder bursitis is a common diagnosis but not really an anatomically based diagnosis. Learn more about shoulder pain here: http://www.Theshouldercenter.Com/shoulder-pain.Htm get a detailed exam with a specialist to tailor a treatment plan. ...Read more

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What can I do about my heel spurs?

What can I do about my heel spurs?

Plantar fasciitis?: Are the heel spurs bothering you? If they are painless, there is no reason to do anything about them. If they give you heel pain, you are most likely suffering from a condition called plantar fasciitis. There are a lot of information online on how to deal with this condition. Good luck! ...Read more

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What should I do to treat golfers elbow?

Rest, try brace: Anti-inflammatories, such as advil or aleve, (naproxen) can help, as well as icing the joint after activity. Avoid activities that aggravate the pain, and look for a good brace to stabilize the tendon insertion involved. ...Read more