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What should I do to cure my forearm tendonitis?

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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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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What should I do to cure elbow arthroscopy?

What should I do to cure elbow arthroscopy?

Elbow arthroscopy: Information from professional societies is often well laid out and vetted for accuracy. ............................ Aaos http://orthoinfo.Aaos.Org/topic.Cfm?Topic=a00646 ............................. Assh http://www.Assh.Org/public/handconditions/pages/elbow-arthroscopy.Aspx. ...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

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What to do if I have tendontitis in my elbows, what should I do?

Acupuncture: Whenever I do acupuncture for tennis elbow - the results always knock my patients and i off our feet. Excellent results with either kb1 (large needle into interosseous membrane of forearm) or auricular (ear) acupuncture. ...Read more

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What can I do if my Achilles tendon hurts.What to do?

What can I do if my Achilles tendon hurts.What to do?

It needs treatment: When the achilles tendon is sore it is strained. The inflammation must be reduced along with reasonable rest to allow this to heal. Physical therapy can really speed up healing time. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat my tendonitis?

What can I do to treat my tendonitis?

Tendonitis Rx: Protection is #1. Most soft tissue problems will clear with rest. Sometimes we recommend a splint. Tendons have low blood supply so it takes time: 2-3 weeks for moderate inflammation, then add two weks for late healing. Don't go back too soon. Early on ice can help; later heat. Topicals like diclofenac (voltaren gel) are helpful at qid. If these don't work, local corticosteroids may be needed. ...Read more

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What should I do about my chronic tendonitis?

What should I do about my chronic tendonitis?

Chronic tendonitis: With acute tendonitis, improvement or even full resolution often results from rest. With chronic tedonitis, less so. Often more aggressive interventions are needed whether medication, therapy, injections or even surgery. ...Read more

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What to do if I have tibilias anterior tendonitis what should I do?

See below: Try ice and stretching as well as an orthotic to support the foot and take stress off the tibialis anterior. If no relief, see a podiatrist. ...Read more

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What excercises should I do if I have tendonitis on the forearm?

What excercises should I do if I have tendonitis on the forearm?

" super 7" : The 'super 7 ' wrist and forearm exersises are generally the most reccommended for elbow tendinitis. I would reccommend seeing a physical therapist who can instruct you in how to do these... Or you can " look them up" on the internet.Best of luck! ...Read more

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What can I do to heal my Achilles tendonitis?

Other suggestions: I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five years, which was refractory to stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatories, and eccentric strengthening. Newer treatments including ultrasounded guided tenotomy & prp really helped me. People are also now using stem cell treatments. ...Read more

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What to do if i broke/fractured my wrist?

What to do if i broke/fractured my wrist?

An exam followed by : An appropriately selected xray is a good start. The wrist is comlex and fractures arent necessarily treated all the same as the injury can be mild or complex even with a negative x-ray. A fracture can differ in its appearance just by varying the view of the x-ray so while a standard trauma series of xrays helps rule out an obvious fracture there are many injuries that need special views /care. ...Read more

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What to do if i sprained my wrist and it feels irregular. What do I do?

What to do if i sprained my wrist and it feels irregular. What do I do?

First get a diagnosi: As a sprain " can mean so many things see a hand surgeon there could be a contusion or something as severe as a complete ligament disruption even with negative x-rays. ...Read more

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I have tendonitis in my elbow. What could I do to help the pain?

I have tendonitis in my elbow. What could I do to help the pain?

Stretching: Most tendinitis about the elbow subside on their own. Keeping the elbow fully extended and bending the wrist up and down will stretch the tendons and help with the pain. If this does not work sometimes an injection is needed. In severe cases when nothing else works there are surgical procedures to help. ...Read more

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What to do if I have ankle pain, what can I do?

What to do if I have ankle pain, what can I do?

Ankle Sprain: It may heal on its own with rest, ice, compression and elevation and a gradual return to your normal activities. However, a period of time in a boot or use of crutches may be necessary depending on the severity. A physical exam by an orthopedic physician will better be able to determine your appropriate course of treatment. Hope this helps and good luck! ...Read more

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What could I do to help my elbow fracture heal?

What could I do to help my elbow fracture heal?

Elbow fracture: In general, initially you need to be inmoblized with cast for 2-3 weeks. Then use brace for a couple of weeks. Then go through physical therapy. ...Read more

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What should I do about my swollen foot? To treat it with something. What should I do?

What should I do about my swollen foot? To treat it with something. What should I do?

Swollen: The first right thing to do is to determine the cause of the swelling. For that you need to see your podiatrist. If it's from another area of the body the appropriate referral can be made. ...Read more

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What to do if I have wrist pain how can I heal it?

What to do if I have wrist pain how can I heal it?

Need a diagnosis: There are a zillion causes for wrist pain. This is the most complex joint in the body with 8 bones, multiple ligaments and complicated movements of the bones against each other, the forearm, and the bones of the hand. See your doctor to begin with. It is imperative to diagnose the cause of wrist pain before considering treatment. You may need a referral to a hand surgeon. ...Read more

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What could I do to determine if i sprained my hand?

What could I do to determine if i sprained my hand?

To be certain, x-ray: Pain, swelling, lack of motion, and/ or tenderness to touch following an injury could indicate fracture, but deformity is a sure sign if the area is away from a joint. If near a joint deformity could mean fracture or dislocaiton. The best way to know for sure is to have an x-ray. ...Read more