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bobalou
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by bobalou

I have my own theories but thought I'd ask - anybody have problems with tendinitis and if so what have you done to help? I don't have much problem until about 20 miles roll around.. then it rears it's ugly head.

I use ibuprofen and some icing .. and taking time off. Any other ideas? Thanks for any help you can offer.

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Frankie - B
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by Frankie - B

Ah, that doesn't sound any good! Keep in mind that Ibuprofen only helps with bone soreness etc. Not with tendinitis. Where do you suffer from it?
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by bobalou

Frankie - B wrote:Ah, that doesn't sound any good! Keep in mind that Ibuprofen only helps with bone soreness etc. Not with tendinitis. Where do you suffer from it?


I think it's just temporary. HOPE it's temporary. Near the end of a 300k brevet was getting it in my right knee, just below the kneecap. I've taken a week off and will test it again tonight.

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by bobalou

Happy to say it was just "overuse tendinitus". No problems tonight after a long training ride. It's just a matter of learning my limits. 300k in one day is about it I think! :shock: Not sure if I'm doing the next in the series which is 400k (27 hr limit). Next long ride I'll just take a few days off after instead of riding.

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