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What Specific Exercises Would Help Bursitis Of The Suprapatellar
Bursitis, tendonosis: Quadraceps tendonosis and other tendon/muscle disorders of the anterior knee and thigh tend to respond well to stretching and closed chain exercise programs. With a suprapatella bursitis there can be fluid in the bursa which sometimes requires aspiration or more rarely surgery. Consultation with your physician will most likely result in a reasonable treatment plan. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you have patella tendinopathy and bursitis doing exercises pain and swelling no different after 5 weeks what can I do to help with pain ?
Injection sometimes: If first line treatments fail some patients benefit from injection of concentrated platelets (provided from your own blood) into the damaged tendon. The effectiveness of this treatment, however, is still under investigation and insurance often does not pay for it. Still, it may be worthwhile to look into if surgery becomes the only other alternative. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it possible to have pes bursitis in rt. Knee then other ankle the next week? Swollen & painful. RICE/ how long & what gym exercises is safe?Help
Inflamation: "ITIS" is a reflection many times of " too much ,too quickly" Thus in the lower extremities it is common to see multiple affects sites . RICE is basic , but one needs to assess what they r doing too much of to create the problem. Many times u are helped by decreasing the activity, then slowly titrating upwards to gain the desired amount of time spent doing the activity. ...Read more
Bad shoulder bursitis. Heating pad, ice, ibuprofen or cortisone pills not working. Any exercises to help? Very bad pain, cannot sleep from the pain .
Tricky: The shoulder is an incredible joint. However, with injury, we try to stop moving it. Thus, it has a tendency to stiffen up and make movement painful. It is often difficult to judge if it is the injury or the lack of movement that is more painful. Talk to your doctor and therapist and they will direct you to either push through, or rest. ...Read more
Most exercises okay: Avoid exercises that will cause your legs to cross in any way, even if just a little. This causes tension over the greater trochanter. Also avoid any exercise that causes any increase in pain, as this could suggest increasing inflammation. Stretch your it band and include massage on your lower it band to loosen. Hope this helps! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have patella tendinopathy, bursitis, hoffa fat pad oedema I've been treating with glycerine trinitrate, essentric exercises pain is worse after 3 week?
Injection: A steroid injection into the prepatellar bursa and/or fat pad could calm your symptoms and allow rehab to be more effective. I never inject the tendon itself with a steroid, due to the risk of tendon rupture. Platelet-rich plasma injections may be effective for subacute or chronic patellar tenon problems. ...Read more
I had a MRI of my knee which showed patella tendonosis and bursitis had it for 14yrs can it be treated? If so how doing p/t and exercises .
P/T & NSAI: Pain in the patellar tendon is usally an overuse problem. The mainstay of treatment is pt or home exercise, antinflamitories & bracing . However 14 years of pain is not typical. If ypu have not seen an orthopedist, i suggest you do and you may benefit from an mri. Occasionally there is a surgical problem present tesponsible for pain in the anterior knee.Good luck. ...Read more
Are there other c/v exercises for 58 year old with bursitis in shoulders and knees besides swimming, cycling, and running/speed walking to lower chol?
Not many: Those are the biggies. You can try resistance training (ie weights). I would suggest low weights with high reps. Other possibilities include aerobics classes or even water aerobics. Looking at your situation from another perspective, maybe it is time to have your conditions evaluated for treatment if their symptoms limit your recreational and fitness activities. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there any specific analgesics good for treating bursitis and femur/hip pain? Post-op 8 years femur repair with hardware.
NSAIDS are good: Analgesics but it may aggravate your abdominal discomfort and barrett's esophagus. Tylenol is less effective but worth a try and less hard on your stomach. Narcotic meds (codeine, morphine, hydro and oxycodone ) can be used for severe pain. Best wishes! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed with bursitis in my hip. I have been doing physical therapy and at home exercises for almost 4 weeks and do not feel there is a whole lot of improvement. Had the cortisone shot also. Have been off work most of this time as my doc
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