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Is it common to have multiple instances of tendonitis, in different areas, as a teen?

Is it common to have multiple instances of tendonitis, in different areas, as a teen?

Debatable: It would depend upon that teen's activities, levels of activity, training, supervision, and overall health. Disuse or miss use can cause this multiple site problem. Lack of stretching, warming up, and impropper use of technique can lead to this. See a sports medicine doctor and a certified trainer. Seek proper treatment of current ailments. ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

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


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What is posterior tibial tendonitis in teens with flat feet? What are the symptoms, & treatment?

What is posterior tibial tendonitis in teens with flat feet? What are the symptoms, & treatment?

Inflammation: The tibialis posterior tendon is an important tendon that span the inner aspect of the leg through the inner aspect of the ankle to the inner and bottom of the foot. It is a very important tendon that has a role in supporting the arch of the foot. It can become inflamed and painful and when this happens we call it tendonitis. This condition can be associated with flat feet, obesity, and -->. ...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?

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