Tendonitis (also tenonitis or tendinitis) is an inflammation of a tendon. For example, patellar tendonitis (jumper's knee) is an inflammation of the patellar tendon, which connects the tibia to the patella.


Tendonitis (also tenonitis or tendinitis) is an inflammation of a tendon. Fo ...
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Tendonitis Symptoms

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Signs and symptoms
... Tendinitis produces the following symptoms near a joint that is aggravated by movement: Pain Tenderness Stiffness Tendinitis in various locations in your body produces these specific types of pain: Te...
Source: MayoClinic

... Tendons are usually surrounded by a sheath of tissue similar to the lining of the joints (synovium). They''re subject to the wear and tear of aging, direct injury and inflammatory diseases. The most c...
Source: MayoClinic

Tendonitis Prevention

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... To reduce your chance of developing tendinitis, follow these suggestions: Ease up. Avoid activities that place excessive stress on your tendons, especially for prolonged periods. For example, long or ...
Source: MayoClinic

Tendonitis Treatment

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... Tendinitis may become chronic or long-term and can lead to the rupture of a tendon. Tendinitis can also cause permanent damage to the tissue that makes up your tendons. Sometimes the discomfort of ten...
Source: MayoClinic

... The goals of tendinitis treatment are to relieve your pain and reduce inflammation. Often, simple home treatment — which includes rest, ice and over-the-counter pain relievers — is all tha...
Source: MayoClinic

Tendonitis Other

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Elbow 1O1: The Basics on Elbow Injuries and Treatments
... Elbow injuries can occur in most sports, especially those involving throwing or swinging, such as volleyball, golf, tennis and baseball. The elbow also can be injured in contact sports such as hockey ...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Protecting the Hands Against Repetitive Strain Injuries
... You may not realize it, but your hands are a complex array of bones (more than 25 in each), nerves, muscles and tendons. The system is an engineering marvel that allows humans to move the fingers in w...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

Tendonitis Treatment

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Bursitis & Tendinitis
... Bursitis: Acute or chronic inflammation of a bursa. Tendinitis: Inflammation of the lining of the tendon sheath (tenosynovitis) and of the enclosed tendon (tendinitis). A bursa is a pocket of connecti...
Source: HealthWorld


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