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can i take muscle relaxer for tendonitis

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i have a tennis elbow and i want to know will muscle relaxer help ease the pain, i usually take a shot for the pain.

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Submitted: 10 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Lindie replied 10 years ago.

Actually it won't do any good. A tendon is not a muscle. The best home treatment would include ice, rest of the area also Ibuprofen since it helps with inflammation. There is also Therapy as well, Corticosteroid injections in the effected area may help as well.

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