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Why do I only get tendonitis in the morning?

Why do I only get tendonitis in the morning?

Probably tendonosis: Usually what you are describing is tendonosis, not tendonitis. This is not necessarily acute inflammation, but chronically damaged, scarred tendons. With rest, the scarred tendons lose their flexibility and become tender. With mobility and stretching, this gradually improves. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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How come I get tendonitis in the morning?

How come I get tendonitis in the morning?

Because: Joint pain and stiffness as well as other arthritic conditions are often worse in the morning due to being inacitve for a period a time while you were sleeping. This could be a sign of inflammatory arthritis which you should evaluated if it does not improve. ...Read more

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The bottom heel of my left foot really hurts to step on first thing in the morning (or after activity).Have achillies tendonitis on right. Same thing?

No: Most likely it is plantar fasciitis. Achilles tendinitis has pain mostly on the back of the heel. Although chronic Achilles tendinitis may lead to plantar fasciitis. Need to see a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I have pain at the back of my heel, little above the arch. And I have pain in the morning. Especially the first few steps. Is it Achilles tendonitis?

I have pain at the back of my heel, little above the arch. And I have pain in the morning. Especially the first few steps. Is it Achilles tendonitis?

Plantar Fasciitis: Pain on the bottom of the heel near the arch which hurts in the morning is the classic symptom of plantar fasciitis, which differs from achilles tendonitis. There are many excellent treatments for this and I recommend you see a podiatrist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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How do I recover from tendonitis and get the painful symptoms under control?

How do I recover from tendonitis and get the painful symptoms under control?

Rest and meds: Rest and anti-inflammatory medications are the mainstay of tendinitis treatment. However, there are other things your doctor can do as well as make sure the diagnosis is correct. I recommend seeing an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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How can I recover from tendonitis and get the painful symptoms under control?

Rest...: Tendonitis, depending on the location, is usually treated best with rest and anti-inflammatory medications (motrin, aleve, (naproxen) etc). Some tendons can be injected with rapid relief, but that does have some risk as well. See your doctor and come up with a good plan. ...Read more

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Is there something I can do to recover from tendonitis and get the painful symptoms under control?

Is there something I can do to recover from tendonitis and get the painful symptoms under control?

Start with RICE: Tendonitis (inflammed tendon) commonly results from overuse. Start treatment w/ rice, nsaid, stretch/ strength prog (pt or ot), & consider couterforce bracing. Massage may also help. If these treatments fail you may be a candidate for cortisone/ prp injections. Few people end up needing surgery. ...Read more

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Can you get tendonitis in armpits?

Can you get tendonitis in armpits?

Very unlikely: Anything is possible but I have never heard of that issue occurring. ...Read more

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How do I get patellar tendonitis?

How do I get patellar tendonitis?

Inflammed tendon: Chronic inflammation of the patella tendon, commonly known as "jumper's knee". This is typically considered an overuse injury but can be exacerbated by hamstring tightness. Typical treatment options consist of rice, antiinflammatories, physical thearpy, counterbrace supports, massage, injections. For more info http://drmarkgalland. Com/platelet-rich-plasma-may-have-edge-in-jumpers-knee/. ...Read more

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How could I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

How could I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

Listen to your body: Start by decreasing any aggravating activity. Ice the area 20 min 3 times a day and try some over the counter anti-inflammatories. Exercises to stretch the tendon and strengthen surrounding structures are probably most important. A patellar tendon strap may also help- get one at a local pharmacy. If none of these help see your doc- you may benefit from pt. Sometimes foot mechanics contribute too. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of tendonitis?

How can I get rid of tendonitis?

Few things to do: Depending in where is your tendinitis, but few general things: good range of motion, stretching, use of elbow-strap, avoid the "traumatic activities" that caused your tendinitis and use motrin/aleve may help. If not better, consult doc for eval of alterative treatment--different meds, physical therapy, and/or possible cortisone injection. Shockwave therapy may help. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get an ultrasound for tendonitis?

Yes: An ultrasound can examine many tendons that are traditionally examined with an mri. We can often see tendinitis, calcifications, and tears. However, it doesn't tend to change our management of the tendinitis. ...Read more

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Should you get a cortisone injection for tendonitis?

Should you get a cortisone injection for tendonitis?

Sometimes: Tendinopathies are usually treated conservatively. They will respond to relative rest or bracing, medications (anti-inflammatories) and then exercises. Occasionally, they do not get better and then an injection may be helpful. ...Read more

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How did I get Achilles tendonitis?

How did I get Achilles tendonitis?

Trauma: Sports, over use, there are many causes. Even shoes can be a cause. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

How do I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion. ...Read more

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How long would it take to get rid of tendonitis?

It depends on: Location degree duration and associated local and health issues. ...Read more

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Why doesn't my wrist tendonitis seem to get better when I stay off of it?

It depends: It may be that the injury is actually more serious than tendonitis and thus is not responding to rest. It is also possible that even though you are resting it, it is still being used daily in everyday activities that prevent full healing. A temporary brace or cast immobilization may be required. If your pain is persistent or not improving, I recommend seeking orthopedic medical evaluation. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of patellar tendonitis fast?

How can I get rid of patellar tendonitis fast?

Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion. ...Read more

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How to get rid of tendonitis of the hip flexor?

How to get rid of tendonitis of the hip flexor?

Stretching: Stretching and eccentric exercises would be recommended most
it would be best to go to a phsical therapist to at least get you started off on the right trackk. ...Read more

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How do I get relief for Achilles tendonitis?

How do I get relief for Achilles tendonitis?

Try placing a heel: Lift in both shoes to preload the tendon and not make it work so hard, soak in hot water and Epsom salt or apply ice (either can work) I would consider a night splint to help stretch the tendon. Massage helps. If you ot for a doctor visit they can prescribe topical meds that are helpful, some physical therapy modalities help like ultrasound, laser or low energy shockwave. ...Read more

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Can you get shoulder tendonitis by throwing side arm?

Can you get shoulder tendonitis by throwing side arm?

Yes, Treatments are: Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy is used to introduce new blood supply to the area and then many times following it with the prp and/or stem cells in the area can repair the tissue/ligaments by the hopes that the stem cells regenerate the same normal tissue type. Regenexx. Com ...Read more

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Do lots of people get Achilles tendonitis, or is it unusual?

No: Check if you got an antibiotic like Cipro (ciprofloxacin) or Levaquin or other quinolone recently (sseveral days, or weeks). Ocassionally pts who took any of these got Achilles tendonitis or even rupture but may affect any tendon in the body. Not common. ...Read more

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Achilles tendonitis for the last 2 month, can it get serious?

It can disable: If untreated, it can be disabling, leading to a limp, stiffness, at the very least. ...Read more

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I have Achilles tendonitis for several years and it won't get better?

That's a long time: I would be curious to kow your prior treatment if any. Proper treatment should not take that long to heal. See a doctor, or physical therapist and have your condition treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Do people ever get shoulder tendonitis by throwing a softball side arm?

Do people ever get shoulder tendonitis by throwing a softball side arm?

Yes: Throwing any ball can potentially cause tendonitis. Tendonitis of the shoulder can occur as a result of a variety of reasons. Most commonly it is from progressing activities too quickly when the shoulder is not conditioned for the stress that it is being demanded of it. There are excellent throwing progression programs available to condition the shoulder and arm for regular throwing. ...Read more