Top
10
Doctor insights on: Tendinitis

Share
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
800 doctors shared insights

Tendinitis (Overview)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, typically due to overuse.


1

1
How can I help tendinitis?

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

See 2 more doctor answers
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
800 doctors shared insights

Tendinitis (Overview)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, typically due to overuse.


2

2
How can I avoid tendinitis?

How can I avoid tendinitis?

Avoid tendonitis: Adequately warm up first then gentle stretch before activity, then a gentle stretch cool down after activity. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
3

3
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

4

4
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

See 1 more doctor answer
5

5
Can one be prone to tendinitis?

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

See 1 more doctor answer
6

6
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

7

7
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

See 1 more doctor answer
8

8
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

9

9
I need an effective medication for tendinitis?

I need an effective medication for tendinitis?

Anti-inflammatories: Depending on which tendon is inflamed, therapy will vary but generally focuses on: 1. physical therapy to strengthen supporting structures and take pressure off the tendon that is inflamed, and 2. anti-inflammatories such as ibuprofen, naproxen, meloxicam, or diclofenac. All of these are roughly equivalent; the first 2 are obtainable over-the-counter. All can also upset reflux/heartburn. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
10

10
What type of exercise should one do for tendinitis?

What type of exercise should one do for tendinitis?

Aggressive rest.: The proper treatment of tendonitis is “r.I.C.E.” or rest, ice, compression, and elevation. Rest includes avoiding the activity or overuse that led to the tendonitis. Once resolved, stretching and strengthening of the affected area can slowly resume. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer