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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

Exercise is a physical activity that is completed to maintain or improve health. Benefits of exercise include weight maintenance, improving mood, increasing energy, preventing or controlling chronic diseases, promoting better sleeping, and improving sex life and libido. ...Read more


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What is the best imaging technique to locate a tendinitis?

What is the best imaging technique to locate a tendinitis?

MRI: Tendonitits is an inflammation which is self resolving with rest and physical therapy. But anything suspect of tears would require imaging. The best modality is the MRI which has high fidelity for soft tissues. ...Read more

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What is the best way to get rid of tendinitis?

What is the best way to get rid of tendinitis?

Depends: A true tendinitis infers that there is inflammation going on. This will usually cause redness, lots of pain with use of that tendon. This is treated with rest, ice and anti-inflammatory medication. Lots of problems are called tendinitis that aren't inflammatory at all. If the pain has been there for months most likely it is not inflamed but probably has some degeneration that is causing the pain. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for quad tendinitis?

What is the best treatment for quad tendinitis?

Rest, meds, PT, u/s: Tendinitis in the limbs is often result of over use/trauma and the first thing to do is take it easy/rest a bit. Antiinflammatory meds such as aleve/motrin may help. Physical therapy/gentle stretching/rom exercises. Iontophoresis ultrasounds therapy, topical meds etc...May help quite a bit as well. So, if doing on your own not enough, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for elbow tendinitis?

What is the best treatment for elbow tendinitis?

Many options: Physical therapy for iontophoresis and phonophoresis, deep tissue modalities, stretching, and strengthening. Ice for 10-15 min 4 times a day, counterforce strap bracing, nsaids, and avoidance of the activity that aggravates. Occasionally a wrist brace is used and steroid injections can be considered for cases lasting months that don't respond. Surgery is rarely indicated. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for patellar tendinitis?

Ice and PT: Patellar tendinitis is inflammation of the tendon attaching your knee cap to your shin bone. It is best treated by a regular icing program and physical therapy. ...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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What is the best cure for Achilles heel tendinitis?

What is the best cure for Achilles heel tendinitis?

Some things may help: For inflammation at achilles' tendon near the heel bone, one can take Motrin 3 times a day for a few days to decrease inflammation. Decrease sports activities, and use a cold pack on the area 3 times a day after activities. Use a good arch support + shock-absorbing heel cushion, to avoid pronation from flat feet. Do gentle calf stretches. If not better, see an orthopedic or sports medicine doctor. ...Read more

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What's the best remedy for knee pain stemming from tendinitis?

What's the best remedy for knee pain stemming from tendinitis?

Tendonitis: Usually consider rest, ice, compression, elevation, progressive light stretching. Possible short-term bracing, nsaids, laser/modalities/pt, etc. ...Read more

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What is the best way to help, treat, or get rid of tendinitis?

Rest and stretching: Most tendinitis comes from overuse of a tendon that does not have a chance to heal. Resting does not mean sitting at home watching television, it means strengthening the surrounding weak muscles that are causing the overuse (eg. Strengthening the quads will resolve hamstring tendinitis). Stretching before use will allow the tendon to function better with less strain and fewer microtears. ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

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