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Feb 18, 2018

Tenosynovitis and Tendonitis in multiple joints, what can cause this?

In the last few years I have been diagnosed with tendonitis, tenosynovitis, and tendonopathy in my feet, wrists, thumbs, shoulders, and also as having

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Feb 18, 2018

Thumb Tendonitis or Thumb Tenosynovitis? Shooting Pain In The Thumb

I have a shooting pain in my thumb when I do certain activities involving grabbing something. There is no swelling or pain under normal movement but when

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Feb 18, 2018

My 16 year old son has pain in his wrists, possibly tendonitis, from rock climbing?

Hi Joshua, My 16 year old son is an avid rock climber. He has been climbing for over a year, and is in love with the sport. The past few months his

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Feb 18, 2018

Update on my wrist tendonitis

Hey Joshua, I've been applying your ice-dipping routines to my left arm since I heard about it on your page about 2 months ago. Thus far it has given

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Feb 18, 2018

Severe and debilitating pain in left elbow, doctors no help

Hi, I'm very excited about finding your page as it explains SO much that even the doctors haven't been able to explain. THANK YOU!!! Over a year ago

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Feb 17, 2018

Failed Plantar Fasciitis Release Surgery

6 years ago I agreed to Plantar Fasciitis Release surgery on my right foot because a Podiatrist insisted that I had no other choice. I had already had

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Feb 17, 2018

Achilles Tendonitis, and Want To Be Running Again

I am a runner, last year I averaged 35 miles a week, did multiple races and the 2008 Chicago Marathon. Since around the end of Oct. 2008 I have had achilles

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Feb 17, 2018

Ice Dipping - When?

With the ice dip procedure for wrist tendonitis, is the dipping supposed to be done once a day, dipping the wrist at least 10 times in a 2 hour span?

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Feb 16, 2018

wrist pain but no swelling

Hello, i have been experiencing pain in my right wrist, on the inside, below my thumb for about 2 weeks. i am not quite sure what i did to it. i do work

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Feb 16, 2018

Wrist Tendonitis and Carpal Tunnel from video games

I am 21 years old and have been dealing with wrist tendonitis for almost 2 years. Ever since i was a kid i've been a HUGE gamer. I used to play all day,

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Feb 16, 2018

Achilles Tendon Rupture, complications after surgery, numbness in foot and toes

Hi all, I'm 20 weeks post op. My surgery to repair a completely ruptured achilles was on March 12, 2012. I was in a cast for 2 weeks, then the stitches

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Feb 16, 2018

Wrist Tendonitis occurring again after DeQuervain's surgery

I'm 26 years old and about 2 1/2 years ago, my right wrist started getting really stiff and started swelling on one side. Eventually, I had to go see

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Feb 16, 2018

39 year old Right Achilles Tendon rupture recovery

Thanks for this blog. Its very informative. My name is Steve. I'm 39. I ruptured my right tendon on Mar 17th 2012. Had the surgery on Apr 5th 2012. It

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Feb 16, 2018

Wrist Tendonitis pain for 6 months leave for military training in 6 more months

Hi, I have had an ongoing tendonitis problem in my right wrist since june, and it doesn't seem to be getting better. I hurt it while working out at the

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Feb 14, 2018

Wrist Tendonitis or Carpal Tunnel after Cervical Surgery?

I am a 42 year old female who was recently diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome after years of wrist/arm pain. I did undergo an EMG, which was positive.

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Feb 14, 2018

Achilles Tendon Severed At Heel In Accident

11 weeks ago I stepped on a piece of broken glass and it pivoted up and through the back of my heel, completely severing my achilles tendon (and gashing

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Jan 14, 2018

Chance of recovering from Ciprofloxacin side effects?

I agree with all that you have listed about Ciprofloxacin. I have taken it for 3 days 250 mg I believe. Took 2 a day for 3 days. I began to experience

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Jan 14, 2018

Achilles Tendon Pain, Causes Of Pain In My Achilles Tendon

Achilles Tendon Pain primarily comes in four forms; Achilles Tendonosis, Achilles Tendonitis, Achilles Tendonopathy, and Achilles Rupture.

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Jan 10, 2018

Poisoned from Levaquin, Would A Fluoride Detox Help?

I took levaquin on April 17, 2009-by the 20th I was so ill I could not stand, open eyes, chronic/screaming pain, muscle twitches, insomnia, hearing sensitivity,

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Jan 10, 2018

Plantar Facia release and heel spur removal - One month ago

This is just sort of an FYI, because I know a lot of people have plantar fasciitis and heel spurs. I'm writing this because these are things that doctors

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Jan 08, 2018

Acutely painful small lump on Achilles tendon

I am a Podiatrist in the UK who has seen a patient referred by an Orthopaedic Foot Surgeon for an acutely painful lump on his left Achilles tendon. The

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Jan 08, 2018

Long term hand injury from punching a wall, hand tendonitis and knuckle pain

Hi Joshua, A year ago I hurt my right hand during a incident where I punched a stone wall. I remember immediately feeling sharp pains in my knuckles

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Jan 08, 2018

Fractured Fibula, Healing But Pain Won't Go Away

On 7/28 I fractured my fibula. On 7/30 I was put in an air cast by a nurse practioner and the orthopedist office. I kept the cast on except for showering

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Jan 08, 2018

Wrist Tenosynovitis and Complications from De Quervain release

About two years ago, I noticed that I was losing strength in my thumb which turned into moderate loss of use. Over the course of two years, I saw several

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Jan 08, 2018

Wrist Tendonitis with Cracking noise on my Wrist?!?

Hello, I've had tendonitis for a long time, probably since I was a teenager (I'm 24 now). I was really into working out but about a year ago I had to

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Dec 28, 2017

Chemical Tendotitis From The H1N1 Flu Shot

Recently I received the H1N1 vaccine, and the nurse inserted the needle in my shoulder not my muscle. For the first week I could not lift my shoulder above

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Dec 28, 2017

Multiple conditions like Plantar Fasciitis and Wrist Tendonitis - don't know what to do

It all started one year ago. I was walking down the Chicago Transit Authority station to my home, and experienced debilitating pain on my right foot.

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Dec 28, 2017

Guitar Tendonitis, or It Hurts When I Play Guitar.

Hi, Joshua, I think I've developed tendonitis from repetitive picking of the guitar in my right hand. I spent last summer playing 4 to 6 hours a day

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Dec 28, 2017

Questions About Recovering From Achilles Tendonitis Surgery

Hi I am 5 days post op. from Achilles Tendonitis surgery. I have some questions about foot elevation, sitting, and walking casts. 1. How long do I have

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Dec 15, 2017

Tendonitis Pain In Right Hand, Wrist, Top Of Hand, Knuckles, Fingers, and Forearm

I have had the electro tests on my nerves and they do not believe I have carpal tunnel. The doctor there told me it is more likely to be tendonitis.

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Dec 15, 2017

Bilateral Wrist Tendonitis - 3 and a half years!

I am a 23 Yr old grad student with 3 and a half years of Bilateral Tendonitis in my wrists. Background story: It all started at the end of my 1st year

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Dec 09, 2017

Help identifying inner elbow pain, can't straighten arm

I am a 39 year old male and live in Maryland. I am in good physical health. Average weight. Average height. No medical history. Pretty much problem free

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Dec 09, 2017

Took levofloxacin (brand new generic) for Levaquin

I took Levaquin in the form of the new generic Levofloxacin. Within 3 days, knees were in such pain it felt they were both on fire. It was the most painful

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Dec 05, 2017

Going on 8 years of Plantar Fasciitis pain, with PF surgery, now diabetes

I had heel spur surgery on both feet in 2004. A rare benign tumor was called PVNS was found and removed in my right foot, but I don't think it is related

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Dec 05, 2017

Achilles Tendon injury and now Dr. says tendon is too short

I have been fighting an achilles tendon injury for around 7 months now. I have done ibuprofen treatment, physical therapy, rest, ice, casting and stretching

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Dec 03, 2017

The Oura Ring, Best Tool For Improving Sleep

Using the Oura ring I went from 2-5 minutes of deep sleep a night to an hour or more. Better sleep, better function, better health.

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Dec 03, 2017

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Dec 02, 2017

Severe Joint pain after 4 days of Levaquin 500 mg. for bronchitis

I am a 56 yr. healthy white female and in April, 2011, was prescribed Levaquin for bronchitis. After 4 days of taking it, I had SEVERE joint pain in my

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Dec 02, 2017

Arthritis Medication Doesn't Fix Arthritis. It Won't. It Can't.

Arthritis medication, no matter which one, can't fix arthritis. So why use arthritis pain medications when you can fix arthritis without them?

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Nov 28, 2017

I still have foot pain 2 years after my Plantar Fasciotomy

Hello Everyone. I still have foot pain two years after my Plantar Fasciitis surgery. I don't have any complaints about the surgery itself. I didn't

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Nov 28, 2017

Achilles Tendonosis Surgery and Bone Spur Debridement, happy and ready to do it again

I suffered pain for years from achilles tendonosis and haglund's deformity. (reactive bone growth in my heal from all the inflammation in my tendon) Plus

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Nov 25, 2017

Achilles Tendinitis in a 62 Year Old Competitive Sprinter!

I'm a 62 year old master's sprinter, I've been plagued with achilles tendonitis (on and off) for a while now, it is only in my left tendon, one small hot

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Nov 23, 2017

Wrist Pain From Motorcycle Riding and pulling on the Clutch

Hi Joshua....I love your website and have read just about every word on it...THANKS. I am currently suffering from what I think to be wrist tendonitis.

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Nov 23, 2017

Stay away from levaquin if at all possible, severe leg and back muscle cramps

I was prescribed levaquin for a case of early pneumonia. After the second dose of 750mg I started to have severe leg and back muscle spasms. My legs

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Nov 21, 2017

Loss of strength in left arm after heavy lifting

Hi, I started going seriously to the Gym and eating healthy on Jan 2 of this year, after 4 weeks of training i decided to go real heavy for 4 weeks, working

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Nov 20, 2017

Where to start with all over tendonitis wrists, elbows, shoulder

Hi, I am a 32 year old female and I have had wrist tendinitis on and off for over a decade, I usually put my wrist in a brace and it goes away. Over

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Nov 20, 2017

Achilles Tendonitis Surgery two years ago, still healing.

Looks like I'm the first story on here. Cool! 4 years ago I started having pain in my right Achilles Tendon, halfway between the calf and the heel.

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Nov 15, 2017

Please help my severe right wrist pain tendonitis

I have had right wrist pain for almost seven months now. I am not faking. No history of injuries. 32 yr old male. Injured at my job and went on Modified

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Nov 15, 2017

4 Bags Of IV Levaquin for pneumonia. Bad Drug

I was given 4 bags of 750 mg Levaquin iv in Nov. 2009 for pneumonia. I was also given a prescription for two Levaquin capsules to take at home. On Dec.2,

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