Tendonitis

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by katerinapetruzzelli
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Tendonitis

Inflammation of the tendon.Tendons are the fibrous attachments of the muscles to the bones. Common areas for tendonitis include the shoulder, elbow, knee, ankle, wrist, and hand.

Pain and tenderness along a tendon, pain is worse with movement or activity, redness of the area over the tendon when there is tenosynovitis

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Signs/Symptoms

Description

Inflammation can usually happen when there is overuse or over stretching of the tendon, trauma, infection, or inflammatory diseases. It can cause the sheath of the tendon to become inflamed also causing tenosynovitis.

Etiology

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Diagnosis

Treatment

A physical exam will be performed. Rarely, an MRI may be done identify damage.

Rest, immobilization, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications such as ibuprofen (Motrin/Advil), naproxen (Aleve), acetaminophen (Tylenol), physical therapy, or steroid injections. Antibiotics if there is an infection

Glog by: Katerina

Tendons transmit the forces of muscle to the skeleton. When one has tendonitis it causes mucoid degeneration, and fibrinoid necrosis in tendons resulting in severe pain

Pathophysiology

Always warm up before beginning strenuous exercise.If you want to intensify your exercise level, do it gradually.Avoid activities that require prolonged periods of reaching over your headTake frequent breaks.Wear shoes that fit properly..

Prevention


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