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Is there any difference between tendonitis and tendinitis?

Is there any difference between tendonitis and tendinitis?

Clarification: Tendonitis is an inflammation of a tendon, usually due to a strain or over-use injury. Tendinitis is not a condition and i assume a misspelling of tendonitis. However, there is another condition known as tinnitis, which is a "ringing" or "buzzing" sound in the ear, usually due to an acoustic nerve irritation. ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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Is there any difference between an ankle strain and dislocation?

Is there any difference between an ankle strain and dislocation?

Yes: A sprain involves stretched or sore liagment(s). A sprain involves the muscle or tendon. A dislocation is when the joint has fallen out of alignment and no longer functioning anatomically correctly. This is normally worse than a strain, or sprain and needs to be relocated. ...Read more

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What is the difference between tendonitis and tendonapathy?

What is the difference between tendonitis and tendonapathy?

Specific vs. general: Tendinopathy is a general term referring to anything that can go wrong with a tendon, short of rupturing it. Tendinitis is a specific type of tendonopathy in which the tendon is inflamed, typically from overuse. ...Read more

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What is the difference between tendinosis and tendinitis?

What is the difference between tendinosis and tendinitis?

Tendinosis vs. tendi: Tendinosis is at more adcanced stage. It means that the tendon starts to lose its integrity, even starts to tear off. Tendinitis means inflammation of the tendon. It's a lot easier to treat. ...Read more

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Are there test to diagnosis the difference between patella tendonitis and chondromalacia?

Are there test to diagnosis the difference between patella tendonitis and chondromalacia?

Physical exam: Physical exam should be able to be used to differentiate the two, they are pretty distinctly different. A sunrise x-ray is an easy way to tell without exposure to high dose radiation. ...Read more

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What is the difference between arthritus and tendonitus?

What is the difference between arthritus and tendonitus?

Joints vs muscles: Arthritis is a general term for impairment of a joint such as a knee, which can be inflammatory (rheumatoid arthritis) or degenerative (osteoarthritis). Tendinitis (also called tendinosis) is a problem affecting a tendon or tendons, which attach muscle to bone. The difference is not just anatomy but also the causes can be very different. ...Read more

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What is the difference between tendonitis or osteoarthritis of the elbow?

What is the difference between tendonitis or osteoarthritis of the elbow?

Elbow pain: Tendinitis is pain which arises from tendons, while arthritis pain arises from the joint surfaces. Usually in arthritis, there is some measurable loss of range of motion. X-rays are helpful at differentiating the two. ...Read more

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Whats the difference between tendonitis and tendonopathy?

Whats the difference between tendonitis and tendonopathy?

Acute vs Chronic: Tendonitis is an acute injury of the tendon areas resulting in inflammation and irritation noted on imaging studies. Tendonopathy is a chronic condition in which inflammation is not the issue but micro tearing and lack of healing taking place in the tendon. Consider PRP or stem cell therapy for either condition to use your own body's healing and anti-inflammatory factors to regenerate tissue. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between knee tendonitis and it band syndrome?

Possibly: It band is a long band of tissue (similar to a tendon) than runs on the side of the thigh from hip to knee. It band sydrome can cause pain through out the area, mostly commonly in the side of the knee. ...Read more

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What's the difference between tendonitis and arthritis?

What's the difference between tendonitis and arthritis?

No, can be the same!: Tendons attach to the joint capsule or bone. Tendinitis is a basic form of enthesophy (which also includes ligamentous and periosteal inflammation) is basic feature of the most common inflammatory arthopathies, spondyloarthritis. Inflammation of tendon sheath is common in ra. ...Read more

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What is the difference between gout and arthritis?

What is the difference between gout and arthritis?

One kind: Gout is one of four kinds of arthritis. It is inflammation in a joint caused by crystals. Other kinds of arthritis include degenerative (osteoarthritis), inflammatory (like rheumatoid), and infections (eg, lyme). ...Read more

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What is the connection between joint hypermobility and tendonitis?

Overstretching tendo: With increased ability for joints to move more than the normal range, the tendons (muscle to bone connectors) and ligaments (bone to bone connecters) get over stretched causing micro tears and inflammation from the excessive range of motion. This is the connection between hyper mobility and inflamed tendons. ...Read more

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What's the difference between tendonitis and tendinosis?

What's the difference between tendonitis and tendinosis?

Some details...: Tendinitis is inflammation of the tendon, resulting from micro-tears that happen when the musculo-tendinous unit is overloaded with a force that is too heavy and/or too sudden. Tendinosis is a degeneration of the tendon’s collagen in response to chronic overuse, especially when overuse is continued without giving the tendon time to heal (such as with repetitive strain injury like using a mouse). ...Read more

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Is there any relation between gout and headaches?

Is there any relation between gout and headaches?

Indirect: One of the most common side effects of indomethacin, which is an antiinflammatory commonly prescribed for this problem is frontal headaches. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between arthritis and urticaria?

Is there a correlation between arthritis and urticaria?

Could be: Urticaria or hives could be caused by an autoimmune process. Arthritis can also be caused by an autoimmune process so therefore there could be a connection or a common denominator between the two diseases. ...Read more

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What's the difference between fibromyalgia, tendonitis and arthritis?

What's the difference between fibromyalgia, tendonitis and  arthritis?

Not much: Arthritis is a result of cartilage breakdown causing inflammation, pain and stiffness in the joints. Tendonitis is an injury and inflammation in the tendons. It can happen anywhere in the tendon, but typically it manifests where the muscles and tendons meet. The cause of fibromyalgia is currently unknown.Symptoms of fibromyalgia are chronic widespread pain, fatigue. ...Read more

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What is the main difference between tendonitis and carpal tunnel?

What is the main difference between tendonitis and carpal tunnel?

Big difference: Tendonitis refers to inflammation of a tendon or tendons, carpal tunnel is compression of the median nerve. Both can cause pain, and some of the treatments are similar (rest, immobilization, injections). Sometimes it is easy to distinguish between them sometimes not. ...Read more

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What is the difference between a sprained ankle and tendonitis?

Ligament vs. tendon: Sprains are injuries to ligaments (tissues holding bones to other bones). These are injuries of the joint capsule. Tendonitis is a disorder of tendons (tissues that connect muscles to bone). ...Read more