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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Bones, Muscles and Joints
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hI
User :   i have been diagnosed with tendonitis in my right bicep tendon
Doctor :   OK
User :   im 15 years old and i alrdy know i have this
User :   diagnosed by an orthopedic doctor
Doctor :  
User :   what should i be doing to help myself heal from this?
Doctor :  
User :   that's all i can do?
Doctor :  
absolute rest
Doctor :  
it is the main treatment for the tendon inflammation
Doctor :   after a period of rest physiotherapy.
User :   should i be keeping ym arm in a sling? or i am i fine to be walking around with it however?
Doctor :  
this is the main treatment and as such drugs will only relieve the pain
Doctor :   need not keep in sling unless you have severe pain
User :   okay and otherwise just go about daily life?
User :   just dont do sports or lifting and try and use it as little as possible?
Doctor :  
User :   im allowed to move it a bit though right? like write... and hug people and stuff?
Doctor :   no problem you can move and do work also
Doctor :  
provided to a point of pain

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