Treating and healing tendinitis takes time.

Treating tendinitis and torn tendons and ligaments

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Tendinitis is an often preventable and painful injury.  It is the way your body says, “You have overdone it.” Poor body mechanics, overuse injuries, or even a single forceful movement can damage or even tear a tendon or ligament. Tendinitis results from an injury in which the load repeatedly placed on the tendon exceed its capacity to handle the load—overuse results in tissue breakdown. Treating tendinitis starts with PRICE and then therapies...

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PRP injections can reduce recovery time in tendon injuries such as patellar tendinitis

PRP injections: Effect on recovery time and pain level

Written by Leann Poston, M.D. Athletes are using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections to speed up healing and decrease the recovery time from injuries such as hamstring pulls, rotator cuff injuries, patellar tendinitis, and tennis elbow. Overuse injuries lead to a range of tendon injuries. Tendonitis is inflammation of the tendon, and the more serious tendinosis is the degeneration of the collagen in a tendon due to overuse.

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Medications speed up healing of sprains incurred by athletic injuries.

Medication for sprains: Newest treatment options

Written by Leann Poston M.D. Ankle sprains are the most common sports injury sustained by athletes although foot and knee sprains also occur. In the arm, wrist, thumb, and finger sprains are common injuries. Spraining your ankle once is the strongest predictor for a second ankle injury. Injuries can affect your quality of life and keep you from the activities you enjoy. Trainers and health care providers are always looking for new medication and treatment options for sprains.

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Fast healing for a cut or open wound.

Healing an open wound: Treatment and Medication

Written by Leann Poston M.D. Any blunt force impact or injury from a sharp object can cause a wound. A wound compromises the skin’s surface and, therefore, can allow bacteria and other pathogens to enter the body. Quickly closing the gap in the skin and restoring its protective abilities is vital. Some medications can speed up healing for an open cut or wound while other factors can inhibit wound healing. Wounds can vary from superficial scrapes to deep puncture wounds. Deep wounds...

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How Much Do Trimix Injections Cost?

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston M.D. on 9/8/20 One of the most frequently asked questions on the Internet today regarding the erectile dysfunction medication Trimix is, “How much do Trimix injections cost?”  It’s a reasonable question – after all, most healthcare-related things today seem to cost an (almost literal) arm and a leg.  While it’s not necessarily easy or straightforward to provide a simple answer to that question that is true for everyone, we’ll do our best to explain...

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How Many Units of Trimix Should I Take?

Medically reviewed by Leann Poston M.D. on 9/8/20 The erectile dysfunction medication Trimix has been shown, time and time again, to be an effective remedy for men who haven’t had success with oral ED treatments.  It is available by prescription only and is a very powerful combination of three proven ED medications – phentolamine, papaverine, and alprostadil.  Trimix is delivered via injection.  There is no standard dosage, and it is usually incrementally tailored to the individual...

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Trimix Injection Price

Trimix Injection Price Guide

Reviewed by Leann Poston M.D. on 9/8/20 Trimix is a highly effective treatment for erectile dysfunction.  It is only available with a prescription and is compounded – meaning, it is made from its constituent three medications – by a licensed compounding pharmacy, rather than being mass-produced directly by a drug company.  There are several reasons for this, especially the shelf life and storage requirements for Trimix.  However, this process can have an impact on Trimix injection...

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Medicine may decrease pain and swelling from a injury such as a ligament tear.

Treatment and medication (medicine) options for an injury

Written by Leann Poston M.D. Prevention and first aid first In an ideal world, prevention would work 100% of the time, and a little ice and rest would take care of the rest. However, sometimes medication (medicine) is required to relieve the pain, swelling, and inflammation from injuries such as torn ligaments and groin injuries which do not heal as quickly as you would like. In those cases, you might want to know about any recent research on medication options available to decrease pain...

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Trimix Injection Side Effects

Your Guide to Trimix Injection Side Effects

Reviewed by Leann Poston M.D. on 9/8/20 Most men tend to experience some erectile dysfunction during their lifetime.  It becomes more common with age, as well as in men with underlying health conditions (which themselves become more common with age).  However, it’s a myth that erectile dysfunction only happens to older men.  While it is more common, otherwise healthy men can experience some ED, even severe ED, as early as their 20s.  Many men can improve their erectile...

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fast recovery from medical injuries

Common medical injuries in athletes and nonathletes

Written by Leann Poston M.D. Common injuries treated by medical professionals vary by age group, sex, and preferred sports. Warming up, maintaining flexibility, varying your work-out, and gradually increasing your activity level can help prevent sports injuries such as sprains and strains and keep you out of your medical provider’s office. While you will probably feel comfortable treating some injuries at home, others may require emergency care. Fast recovery from overuse injuries,...

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