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Which Treatment Works The Best And Fastest For Tenosynovitis
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What's the best treatment for chronic burning pain from an overuse injury from 2.5 yrs ago? I may have tendonitis and/or tenosynovitis in both feet.
Ankle MRI report - ant tib tendon bowing, tendonitis in ant tib, tenosynovitis in posterior tib, mild tendonitis in Achilles'. Best treatment?
Cold compresses help: I have found that tendinitis frequently responds to application of cold compresses, particularly gel devices kept in a freezer which when applied to tendinitis will cut the inflammation down and provide comfort without the potential side effects of listed medications (which help as well but can cause considerable side effects). Such gel devices can be found in drug stores (OTC). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tenosynovitis of left index finger what treatment can be done? Almost 6 months suffering from that
I have RA and was recently diagnosed w/Tenosynovitis. Will treatment be different b/c of the RA? I'm also a bartender. Not moving it is not an option.
See details: It depends whether the tenosynovitis is secondary to the RA or if it is an unrelated problem. If it is secondary then meds should be adjusted to provide better control. A small local problem often resolves with a cortisone injection. You can really help your long term outlook by stopping smoking. Tobacco use makes the RA much worse. ...Read more
Minimal fluid around the tendon sheath of the peroneus bervis and peroneus longus muscles suggestive for tenosynovitis what is the treatment?
Rest: Tendonitis is treated by relative rest (cease from all activities that give pain), physical therapy, and anti-inflammatories (ibuprofen, alleve). Sometimes immobilization is neede in a cast or boot. A cortisone shot if often helpful, but cannot be done in some areas of tendonitis. ...Read more
How to tell the difference between peroneal tenosynovitis and torn peroneal? Doc said I need to do physcial therapy before an MRI.
Chronic is bad: Chronic tenosynovitis is likely caused by repetitive strain type injury. Figure out just what that is and your on your way to helping the condition. NSAIDs, rest and bracing may help but localized injections of steroid and even surgery may be indicated. You need a specialist to help you with you decision. ...Read more
Rest, steroid inject: Depending on location, rest (sometimes even a cast), steroid injection, debride surgically. Sometimes removing osteophytes and reinserting ligaments or tendons is necessary. Different structures (achilles tendon, rotator cuff, trochanter) respond differently and need special considerations. ...Read more
Thumb spica splint: is the best brace for deQ. you can get them at most drug stores walmart etc. is lie a wrist brace with an extension for the thumb. brace can help but also take nsaids, ICE MASSAGE with water frozen in a dixie cup. if not better a cortisone shot is typically curative with a visit to the orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more
Is surgery best for posterior tibial tenosynovitis and tibial neuritis? Also I think I have prolapsed hemorrhoid and it burns..... Help
Orthotics: I wouldn't have surgery initially. Posterior tib tendonitis and tarsal tunnel syndrome is a result of flat feet. At your age, it is likely a flexible flat foot that can be corrected with shoe inserts or custom orthotics. Go to the store and try Dr. Scholl's orthotics before going to surgery. ...Read more
I have had stenosing tenosynovitis of the middle finger on both hands for more than two years. Any chance splinting could help?, and which is best?
Injection: 70% of patients can be cured with cortisone injection into the sheath. My usual routine is to inject then a month later if any symptoms remain inject again. If symptoms persist/recur then the odds of a third injection curing drops below 5% so i recommend surgery then. I haven't found splinting helpful for adults. Hope this helps:). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Holds both: Holds the wrist and the thumb simultaneously. Calles a 'thumb spica'. ...Read more
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