Tag: tendonosis

Hip pain, tendonitis and bursitis; Do you need therapy, a better diagnosis or a better overall approach to resolve the problem?

Hip pain,  tendonitis and bursitis; Do you need therapy, a better diagnosis or a better overall approach to  resolve the problem? Tendonitis or tendonosis of the hip is a common diagnosis patients are given by their doctors, yet so many people find that the traditional therapy of exercises and massage  does not resolve their problem and may even aggravate it.  Some people have even had this called bursitis, however, if the reason behind why your hips are painful is not addressed, the therapy is not likely to have any long term effectiveness. It is far more common in females than Read More »

Tennis elbow; Why it takes more than cortisone to solve this frustrating problem.

Tennis elbow; Why it takes more than cortisone to solve this frustrating problem. Tennis elbow is defined as pain in the lateral part of the elbow, and often is called an overuse injury.   Why it is it overuse for them and not for someone who does exactly what you do athletically, yet you are the one in pain? Wikipedia describes the condition in detail as follows: “Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is a condition in which the outer part of the elbow becomes sore and tender. The forearm muscles and tendons become damaged from overuse “” repeating the same strenuous Read More »

Tendonitis; myths, facts and how to get relief.

Tendonitis; myths, facts and how to get relief. You have chronic pain near a joint that seems to be getting worse; what can you do to get the pain to go away?   The pain may lessen with nsaids such as Nuprin but as you return to activity, so does the pain. Many people are told their problem is tendonitis by their doctors, yet the diagnosis is so general, it is almost meaningless and they are almost always told to rest the area and take a medication, which may blunt the pain but never seems to resolve the problem. The next step Read More »