Tendon attaches a muscle to a bone. Any injury or strain to the tendons leads to tendonitis characterized by tender tendons, swelling, and stiffness. Mild tendonitis can be managed at home with adequate rest, ice pack application, soft braces support, and over-the-counter pain medications. The more severe injury need shockwave therapy, surgery, and steroid injections for management.
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Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18-year-old male with a height of 6 feet tall and a weight of 149 lbs. I also lift weights, but I have stopped since the pain was in my tricep. For the past three months, I have been having sharp pains in my right tricep, which seems to happen randomly, and any specific action wit... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most of the time, triceps tendonitis is caused over time by overuse. Triceps tendonitis can also occur with shoulder and elbow problems that have caused damage to the area, such as arthritis, muscle tears, or dislocation. Often, triceps tendonitis can get better with si... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, Last night I worked out my arms, mainly my biceps, and today I woke up and noticed that the upper region of my biceps has caved-in a little. It seems like it has changed its shape slightly. It does not look like a popeye. There is no constant pain, but I do get a dull pain when I firml... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have received your query and have gone through your physical findings and my diagnosis and treatment advice regarding this would be as follows. You said that the previous night you worked out your arms, the next day you had pain in the anterior shoulder, and th... Read Full »
Query: Hello doctor, I have shoulder tendonitis, and it has been three months already without significant results. I want to know the fastest way possible to heal it, I tried physical therapy, but it did not have much of an impact. Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. It will be useful if you share the MRI reports. Well, I would like to know what movements are so painful for you and in which position the pain is highest. Once you let us know, we can provide you with an accurate exercise prescription. In general, for any tendonitis... Read Full »