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.

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How can I get rid of tendonitis in my leg? Or at least make it feel better.

Diagnosis first! Tendonitis is a non-specific term that is applied to many areas of pain, though it is often not the correct diagnosis. See a sports med doc to be sure. True tendonitis (inflammation of a tendon) improves with rest, ice, and fixing the contributing mechanical factors. Degenerative changes in tendon (cause pain after the inflammation has subsided)=tendonosis. Treat with eccentric strengthening in pt. Read more...

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...

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...

I believe I have tendonitis in my elbow. How can I get rid of it? Pain in elbow

Ice, rest, NSAID. Does your pain come when you do certain activity? Is it acute pain or chronic? Have you injured your elbow, recently or in the past? Any "itis" implies inflamation, usual treatment: ice,[alternate with heat], immobilization/rest, & antiinflamatory meds. If it is not getting better, see either an orthopedic surgeon to exam the elbow, or rheumatologist to investigate the cause of joint inflamation. Read more...

I have distal bicep tendonitis 4 months ago and still not resolved and I have gout. I got tendonitis through wieght training. How can I get rid of it

Tough Problem. Distal biceps tendinitis with or without gout is a very difficult problem to treat and somewhat controversial. Many with tendiintis have a partial tendon tear. This may heal but it could take a year. If after 6-9 months you are not better, i would recommend an MRI to assess the biceps tendon and plan needed surgery. No wt lifting while healing. Read more...

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...
Ouch. It is common in basketball players and jumpers and best treated with hamstring stretches, core and gluteal strengthening, a short coures of nonssteroidal medications and possible a chopat strap. No guarantee however that it will go away. Surgery can also be don in resistant cases. Read more...
Many Possibilities. 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...