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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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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?

Well,: Arthritis is the inflammation of the joints, tendinitis is the inflammation of tendons through which the muscles attach to the bone. Tendons are sliding in a sheet and in case of excessive efforts inflammation can set and the gliding of the tendon in its sheet becomes very painful, the best example is an ankle sprain: a wrong movement, excessive forces and the tendons flare up. ...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?

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

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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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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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How could you the difference between nerve damage, tendinitis, and carpal tunnel?

How could  you the difference between nerve damage, tendinitis, and carpal tunnel?

NCS: Both carpal tunnel syndrome and other forms of nerve compression or damage can be detected by doing a nerve conduction study (ncs). Tendinitis is often diagnosed by history and physical examination alone. ...Read more

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Is there a difference in pain between a metatarsal stress fracture and tendinitis in the foot?

Is there a difference in pain between a metatarsal stress fracture and tendinitis in the foot?

Not really: they can feel similar. A clinical exam helps best to determine one from the other as Xray does not always show stress fracture. Best to see a foot specialist ...Read more

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How do you know when tendonitis/tendinitis is healed?

How do you know when tendonitis/tendinitis is healed?

No Pain: When the inflammation has decreased enough the part will feel much better. ...Read more

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What do you recommned as an alternative to pain medicine for tendinitis? Are there any non-drug remedies for tendonitis pain?

What do you recommned as an alternative to pain medicine for tendinitis? Are there any non-drug remedies for tendonitis pain?

Potentially: There are many foods and supplements with have tremendous antiinflammatory capabilities. You can read about anti-inflammatory diets in general and there are a lot of health benefits to them. Omega 3 is just one of many nutrients that have these capabilities and can be found naturally in fish, flax seed, and also in a variety of supplements. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What are the different symptoms for knee tendonitis and patellar tendinitis?

What are the different symptoms for knee tendonitis and patellar tendinitis?

Tendonitis: Pain and swelling at the anterior knee, worse with getting up from a seated position, worse with stairs, squats, lunges, etc. May have some localized warmth, numbness, or tingling. ...Read more

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Possible causes of iliopsoas tendonitis since 2 years in a 17 year old female? Also recently developed sartorial tendinitis. How?

Possible causes of iliopsoas tendonitis since 2 years in a 17 year old female? Also recently developed sartorial tendinitis. How?

Basis for diagnosis: There must be a basis for the diagnosis. There are many possible pain generators in the area, including the muscles, nerves, and even nerve roots, causing referred pain. Statistically, tendon pain generator is not the most common one. If your physician cannot explain why (s)he made this specific diagnosis – well, it may not be a correct one... ...Read more

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Is previous peroneal tendonitis the cause for my rolling my ankle twice in the last 2 months? Didn't have this happen before my tendinitis.

Could be: The body's initial response to injury or inflammation is often to shut down or weaken muscle groups around an injured joint. This makes sense in the first few days but also quickly leads to muscle atrophy and weakness. If you do not strengthen those muscles during your recovery, you will be exposed to reinjury. Persistent pain after ankle sprain could be sign of more significant injury. ...Read more

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How can I help tendinitis?

Tendonitis: Tendonitis refers to tendon inflammation. Both tendon inflammation and tendon degeneration tend to respond well to eccentric strengthening. Contact your physician for a physical therapy referral. ...Read more

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How can I avoid tendinitis?

Technique: 1) stretching before activity. 2) slowly increasing activity levels over time. 3) proper technique during activities. ...Read more

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How does one get tendinitis?

How does one get tendinitis?

Overuse: Tendonitis commonly occurs as an overuse injury. Treatment options start with rice, antinflammatories, changing the way you do any repetitive motions that are a part of your daily activities, bracing, stretching, and strengthening (maybe ot or pt). Hope this helps! ...Read more

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Wha can I do about tendinitis?

Wha can I do about tendinitis?

Ice massage: Fill dixie cup full of water freeze and rub on affected area carefu not to injure skin otc nsaids rest. ...Read more

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Can one be prone to tendinitis?

Tendinitis: Individuals who to do not take enough time to recover ie "over use" or have an in balance between muscle on that side (to weak or to tight) may be prone to tendinitis. ...Read more

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I have tendinitis, what can I do?

Depends: If it is from overuse, give it some rest. If it is part of an other illness then that needs to be treated. You may take Tylenol for pain relief. Depending on the site of the lesion , wrapping and ace bandage may provide some relief. If the the pain persists beyond two week, see a doctor. ...Read more

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Are some people prone to tendinitis?

Tendinitis : Depends on what context .Tendinitis occurs with repeated trauma , over usage of tendons such as tendinitis of elbows and shoulders playing rigorous tennis, racquet ball, golf etc . It is seen in occupations such as drilling, typing, key board usage etc. It occurs in inflammatory joint disease such rheumatoid arthritis etc. It can occur on endocrine disorders such as diabetes , thyroid disorders. ...Read more

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What are the signs of having tendinitis?

Signs of tendinitis: Include swelling, decreased motion, crepitation which is palpable or even audible creaking in the tendon, pain with motion or deviation, redness, increased warmth of the affected area, stiffness, weakness and even at times complete loss of all motion. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about post tib tendinitis?

Foot pain: Caused by overuse or overstrain. Fallen arches are a cause and a symptom. The pain is on the inner side of your foot beginning just below the bone of your ankle. ...Read more