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Will copper supplements help with tendinitis?

i suffer from tendionitis in my bicep and sholder does copper supplements help ? do you have any information on causes of this condition through diet or how i can modify my diet to help to treat / prevent this. I am a weight lifter but i suffer from stiff joints and short muscles my e-mail is YYYY@YYYY
Tue, 9 Jan 2018
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Orthopaedic Surgeon 's  Response
i recommend rest for the part ice application and avoid lifting weights for a week for tendinitis,
since you are weight lifter by occupation, wrong position or improper handling or insufficient warm up might cause tendon to get inflamed.
once tendinitis develops it is highly recommended to give rest to the part.

warm up exercises are thought for prevention of such episodes.
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