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My drummer has tendinitis

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by JoseNeville, Sep 1, 2003.


  1. Hi guys:

    My drummer is sufering tendinitis in both hands. He ask me for information. He went to the doctor. But he is looking for all the information avaliable. Any links or information I will appreciate.

    Thanks again,
    Jose Neville
     
  2. Figjam

    Figjam

    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    I have minor tendinitis in my knee from tennis. Ow.
     
  3. Figjam:

    The doctor said: That he couldn't play, until he feel Ok. They don't know went he will be ready, this could be a month or six month.
     
  4. hey man, i am suffering from tendonitus, and the best thing to do is too take breaks after every song, and warm up and down before and after playing.

    he should go to a specialist and get his 'techique' checked out and see what they think. tendonitus isn't that serious, if you take of it probably.

    Also get a hold of some Ibueprofen (sp), its an antinflammetry drug, DO NOT TAKE aspirin or pain killers.

    g'luck with this! rest a lot, hope he gets better soon. :)
     
  5. Thanks Microbass.
     
  6. mikemulcahy

    mikemulcahy

    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    Ice the area for 20 minutes 2-3 times a day, especially after activity. Warm up very slowly and stop when he feels pain. A splint durng off times would help as well. Motrin OTC 400mg three times a day is also good.

    If you have trouble understanding this maybe Dave Costello will translate, si?



    Mike
     
  7. Thanks Mike!

    I understand everything!!!
     
  8. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    I know taking pain killers isn't a good idea, but why not aspirin? It is an antiinflammatory too.
     
  9. mikemulcahy

    mikemulcahy

    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    Asprin is an antipyretic and also inhibits clot formation. So, in a soft tissue injury it can actually cause more swelling and internal bleeding.



    Mike
     
  10. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Cool! Thanks for the info, Mike. I am a big fan of aspirin, but I will remember not to take it for soft tissue injuries.
     
  11. ya huh, so there, embellisher!! :p