Posted by chadbo
on September 04, 2000 at 04:06:01:
In Reply to: athritis? posted by Gav on September 03, 2000 at 06:24:56:
: hello,could anyone help me, I am 40year old male with a heavy job, recently my right arm has become very stiff to the point I cannot straighten it out, it is at its worst on a mornining,am I doing the right thing by useing an icepack 3times A day and if so howlong should I apply the ice for, and would light wieghts help, I do not want drugs,
Hey, Gav! Sounds very much like bursitis. Please see your doctor. He may refer you to an orthopedist who could give your joint a shot of cortizone or a cortizone-like compound that can relieve the pain for several weeks at a time. At any rate, you need relief so don't suffer, see your doc!