Tenosynovitis is the inflammation of the tendons (cords that hold the muscle to the bone), the sleeve of the tissue, sheath, and around the tendon. The exact cause is not known, but repeated motions like jumping, throwing, or running can increase the risk of tenosynovitis. There are certain medications like Fluoroquinolone, Noroxin, Statins that can lead to tendon damage resulting in tenosynovitis.
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How to treat foot pain presenting with bruising and swelling?
Query: Hi doctor, I am having foot pain with bruising and swelling for ten months. I have done an MRI to rule out the cause. Currently, I have consulted a podiatrist and he made me non-weight bearing for six weeks. Yesterday, we saw an MRI. I have done all conservative treatments including steroid injecti... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the MRI report (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Please mark the exact site of pain on the foot and send the picture to me. This helps to correlate with MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) reports. Read Full »
Why do I have pain after plantar fascia release surgery?
Query: Hi doctor, I had plantar fascia release surgery three months ago and my doctor released me to work even though I was supposed to get one more x-ray. After getting the second X-ray, he said the x-ray looks good. But, still I am in a lot of pain. Also, the pain has spread to the outside of my foot al... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, you do not need a second opinion. The surgery is done, but you still have some tenosynovitis of the other tendons, which has to come down. Also, it is very likely that you have a flat foot due to the tenosynovitis of the posterior tibialis tendon. So, I suggest you th... Read Full »
Shall I go with compression wrap for wrist sprain?
Query: Hello doctor, I had a mild sprain while using a punching bag. But, it does not hurt at all in my two days off work. Now I am back to work, on day three since my injury, and it hurts really bad. I am locked in for the next several hours and I can tough it out. Obviously I am going to be doing some h... Read Full »
Dr. Geetha Priyadarsini Kamminana
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Better late than never. Go for compression wrap (active type or elastic wrist splint). Rest your wrist. If pain does not go down or increase in spite of all the measures and medication in two to four weeks then go for MRI wrist. Do specify your complaints more elabora... Read Full »