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 180 cm tall and a weight of 68 kg. 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 with... 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 »