Rotator cuff and now hand and thumb tendonitis

by Carol

I have had rotator cuff tendonitis for several months but that seems to be getting better.

Just recently I have developed thumb and possibly hand tendonitis. I read about the 7 day ice dipping to reduce inflamation and did try that.

I think it helped although I am still bothered by this condition.

My main question is:
Can I continue with the ice dipping or should that be limited to seven days?
Thank you!


Joshua Answers:

Hello Carol. You didn't enter your email address and click the notification option, so I hope you find this.

1. Definitely keep Ice Dipping. I urge people to do it serious for 7 days. It can take several days to notice real results while the ecology under your skin changes.

The more acute the pain, the more dips you want to do.

2. It makes sense that you had shoulder problems, and that now the pain has moved down the arm as surrounding structures tighten up.

3. What do you do with your arms/hands regularly that may have caused this?

Joshua Tucker, B.A., C.M.T.
The Tendonitis Expert

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