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Is there treatment for tendinitis?
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Theresa Yang
General Practice
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In brief: Yes
Most of the time tendinitis is treated conservatively with nsaids (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) and lots of rest.
Ice, compression, and elevation of the leg can help. Physical therapy may be recommended to stretch and strengthen the tendon. Gradually increase physical activity to keep the tendon flexible. Full recovery usually takes a few weeks. For very severe injuries, you may need surgery.

In brief: Yes
Most of the time tendinitis is treated conservatively with nsaids (aspirin, ibuprofen, naproxen) and lots of rest.
Ice, compression, and elevation of the leg can help. Physical therapy may be recommended to stretch and strengthen the tendon. Gradually increase physical activity to keep the tendon flexible. Full recovery usually takes a few weeks. For very severe injuries, you may need surgery.
Theresa Yang
Theresa Yang
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Dr. Liawaty Ho
steroids injection sometimes is used as well to relief symptoms.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Great collaboration. Wishing you'all the very best.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Sure
Typical treatments for tendinitis can include - heat, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, steroid injections, restriction of activities, prescription pain medications, and topical anangesics.
There may be additional treatment recommendations from your doctor for the specific injury you have.

In brief: Sure
Typical treatments for tendinitis can include - heat, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications, steroid injections, restriction of activities, prescription pain medications, and topical anangesics.
There may be additional treatment recommendations from your doctor for the specific injury you have.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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