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What To Do For Tendonitis In Wrist
REST and MODIFY: First, use the standard rest ice compression and use some otc meds such as tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or something that you have used before safely. Next , certainly modufy or restrict the amount of activity you are doing for a short time finally seek medical attention. Often elbow tendonitis responds very well to conservative methods. Stretching and properly applied braces and stretches. ...Read more
Get diagnosis: The first step in treating knee problems is to determine the cause. The treatment of knee synovitis will vary depending upon the disease. If you have synovitis from rheumatoid arthritis the treatment is very different than if it is from pseudo gout. Please see a doc. Ask again if you can provide more details and/or need more info. Sorry I cannot be more help. ...Read more
Can I have osgood schlatters and tendonitis at the same time. What would the orthopedic doctor do for them both?
Heat, ice meds: No surgery. The standard therapy would be heat, ice, acentaminophen, NSAIDS like ibuprofen, naproxen. When the growth plate closes this pain will resolve. Since you have tendonitis also this could explain why you have pain beyond the presence of a closed growth plate. Physical therapy may be a good addition to your therapy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Relieve pressure: The primary intervention for cts is to relieve pressure on the median nerve in the wrist. Since we tend to flex our wrists when we sleep, wearing a neutral position wrist splint at night can often make a big difference, especially in conjunction with antiinflammatories. If this fails, nerve block and release surgery are possible options. ...Read more
Rest and rehab: The problem with achilles tendon is the poor circulation for healing. So it takes longer to heal than other tendons or muscles. First rest and ice the tendon to reduce the inflammation. Then stretching(dynamic and static) to reduce the tension on the tendon that causes it to get sore. First get eval by a podiatrist then they will guide you when physical therapy is right. ...Read more
Dislocated shoulder: Effects of a dislocated shoulder are that you have torn the capsular ligaments surrounding the shoulder and these need to heal first once reduced, and followed by an orthopedist. If after healing there is any instability you may need an MRI and possible arthrocopic shoulder surgery. ...Read more
Patella tendon strap: A patella tendon strap can be helpful alleviating the pain by taking the pressure off the tendon. ...Read more
The first line of: Treatment should be evaluation by a sports medicine doc or orthopaedist. Dislocation can often just be subluxation and can be easily treated with physical therapy. If your shoulder is trly coming out of joint to the point where it has to be physically reduced back into place, therapy wont help and you are likely going to require a ahoulder stabilization procedure, either arthroscopic or open. ...Read more
R I C E: R i c e: rest, ice, compression, elevation. These are the basics. Usually a tendonitis is due to an overuse type of mechanism, if you have increased your training and or have changed surfaces that you walk or run on this could contribute as well. If you have had this for several weeks have tried the this treatment and it is not getting better you need to see your podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have increased heel pain following Achilles tendonitis, sore to touch, and a small lump on the heel. do What to do if I have a tear to the Achilles tendon?
See Podiatrist: and get this examined so this can be properly evaluated, diagnosed and treated. Elevate and limit activity. ...Read more
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