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Doctor insights on: Is Tendonitis Hereditary

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Why isn"t tendonitis hereditary?

Why isn"t tendonitis  hereditary?

Maybe: Lots of conditions have a genetic predisposition. We have not entirely figured out the genetic code and so the answer to your question is speculative. Some people due to their genetic makeup are more likely to get certain diseases, such as tendonitis, but are not destined to have it. They just are predisposed. ...Read more

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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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What is tendonitis?

Swelling of tendon: -itis means inflammation of. Tendonitis is inflammation ( usually equates to redness, pain, swelling) of a tendon. Often due to overuse or friction due to strenuous activity. ...Read more

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How to remove tendonitis?

See details: It depends somewhat are the area of the body that is involved. Rest, splinting and nsaids may help. Physical therapy, exercises and cortisone injections may be needed for more severe cases. ...Read more

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How is tendonitis treated?

How is tendonitis treated?

Non surgical: Ice, rest, nsaids, stretching, therapy, ultrasound, cortisone injections for some areas, braces are all options. ...Read more

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How do I treat tendonitis?

Take it easy: In general the best way to deal with tendonitis which is an inflamed tendon is rest. When an individual over does an activity whether at work or with exercise, the tendon can become inflamed which can cause pain, inflammation, warmth and limit use of the affected area due to the above. The best initial treatment is to avoid the offending activity, use ice, nsaids and take it easy. ...Read more

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How serious is tendonitis?

It depends: It really depends on the tendon involved and the severity of that involvement. If the pain persists more than 2 or 3 weeks, seek medical help. ...Read more

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What works against tendonitis?

It depends : It depends somewhat on the location of the tendinitis. Options include nsaids, cortisone injection, exercises and physical therapy. ...Read more