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OT: anybody dealt with tendinitis?

As I'm aging a bit and after now 25-30ish years of playing guitar among other things it seems I'm getting occasional bouts with tendinitis or related.  I do home-made yoga and much stretching but every now and then as now I get a zinger.  This current one which hasn't stopped me playing but I get cautious, began as somewhat of a tennis elbow in my left joint and seems to have migrated down to landing in my first finger.  The only thing I can attrib is my fretless guitar is higher action than my fretted and I've been in a period of heavy playing of it.  I've done  ice and as said stretching but interested in maybe getting a thread of knowledge going on any positive support to these kind of physical issues if anyone cares to echo.

When things like this happen I'm reminded of the MASH episode where Hawkeye had been through a bazillion surgery's removing limbs.  He was exhausted and fell  asleep.  He had  a dream that he was floating  in the middle of lake in a boat and he had no arms.  Anytime I get anything physical that flashes to me.

Anyhow tendinitis...