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What are the most common forms of tendonitis and tenosynovitis?

What are the most common forms of tendonitis and tenosynovitis?

Repetitive areas: Most commonly tendonitis or tenosynovitis occurs in joints that are used repetitively. Areas such as the shoulder, wrist, elbow, knees and ankles are the most common. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Zuckman
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Tenosynovitis (Definition)

When a tendon such ad one of the flexor tendons in the hand becomes inflamed it can sometimes cause pain, clicking or even locking of the finger the problem is usually treated with nsaids, local cortisone ...Read more


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What can I do about tendonitis or tenosynovitis?

Various things: Depends on the body location and severity. A brace or splint to reduce movement of the tendon for a short period can help. Anti-inflammatory medication like ibuprofen, naproxen, aspirin, prescription meds can help. In some cases, an injection can help. When these fail, surgery may be an option. See your primary provider or orthopedist if you are not improving. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of tendonitis or tenosynovitis?

Cardinal Signs: Pain and discomfort swelling or edema warmth loss of function of the part see your pcp for a thorough evaluation rest, ice, compression, elevation, and anti-inflammatories will help. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about de Quervain's tenosynovitis (a form of tendonitis)?

In the thumb: Rather the tendon that brings up the thumb right where it crosses the wrist into the arm. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for chronic burning pain from an overuse injury from 2.5 yrs ago? I may have tendonitis and/or tenosynovitis in both feet.

Go to the doctor: Chronic burning pain that involves both feet can be many things, some may be musculoskeletal while others may be neurological. I suggest that you visit your doctor to determine the cause so that the proper treatment can be started. ...Read more

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I may have tendonitis and/or tenosynovitis in both feet. Should I see an orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist? I've seen both without any luck.

Tendonitis: Both podiatrists and orthopedics are capable of treating this issue. And, tendonitis or tenosynovitis are not necessarily, easy to treat. It may take a while to resolve the pain.....And, it could require surgery. Get an mri.....And work diligently with your physician... Remember, a doctor is like a coach...He can tell you to shoot free throws, to improve ....But, it is up to you to shoot them. ...Read more

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Ankle MRI report - ant tib tendon bowing, tendonitis in ant tib, tenosynovitis in posterior tib, mild tendonitis in Achilles'. Best treatment?

Cold compresses help: I have found that tendinitis frequently responds to application of cold compresses, particularly gel devices kept in a freezer which when applied to tendinitis will cut the inflammation down and provide comfort without the potential side effects of listed medications (which help as well but can cause considerable side effects). Such gel devices can be found in drug stores (OTC). ...Read more

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Torn ankle ext. retinaculum. surgeon won't fix. Tenosynovitis tib post & tendonitis tib ant/Achilles - bowstring strain. Type dr give steroid injects?

Torn ankle ext. retinaculum. surgeon won't fix. Tenosynovitis tib post & tendonitis tib ant/Achilles - bowstring strain. Type dr give steroid injects?

Orthopedic surg or .: An orthopedic surg, a Physiatrist or a sports med, specialist. Could give inj of steroid. You could also be a candidate for a different tpye of injection called prolotherapy. It involves a type of solution that stimulates thickening of damaged ligaments and tendons. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

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