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What are the most common symptoms of tenosynovitis?

What are the most common symptoms of tenosynovitis?

Pain: Tenosynovitis is an inflammatory condition affecting the tendon which is the part of a muscle that attaches to a bone. The locaion of the pain depends on what muscle is affected. Typically performing the muscle's usual action against a little resistance will elicit the pain. Also direct palpation over the tendon will elicit tenderness. ...Read more

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Tenosynovitis (Definition)

When a tendon--for example, in your hand--becomes inflamed, it can sometimes cause pain, clicking, or even locking of the finger. This condition can be treated with nsaids, local cortisone ...Read more


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What are the most common symptoms of de Quervain's tenosynovitis?

What are the most common symptoms of de Quervain's tenosynovitis?

Pain: Pain at the wrist bone on the thumb side. It's usually quite painful. Sometimes in bad cases there may be a "popping". ...Read more

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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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What are the symptoms of tenosynovitis?

What are the symptoms of tenosynovitis?

Pain/swelling/stiff: Tenosynovitis presents with symptoms of pain, swelling and stiffness. The inflammation around the tendon (synovitis) leads to pain and stiffness. ...Read more

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Do symptoms like de Quervain's tenosynovitis go away quickly?

With surgery, very : Quickly. With avoidance of inciting activity and splinting and anti inflammmatiries ice pretty quickly but may come back quickly.Common in women w young baby. ...Read more

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Does de Quervain's tenosynovitis usually cause many symptoms?

Pain: The primary symptom from dequervain's is pain along the thumb side of the wrist. There can be swelling as well as a "creaking" sensation with thumb movements as well as simulated hammering motion of the hand/wrist. ...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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I have morning stiffness on right hand for 1hr, no other symptoms during day. Mri: bone marrow edema, effusions, tenosynovitis. Is this arthritis?Type?

I have morning stiffness on right hand for 1hr, no other symptoms during day. Mri: bone marrow edema, effusions, tenosynovitis. Is this arthritis?Type?

Need more info: What bone has the edema, was there an injury, where is the stiffness, do u feel any grating when u flex ur fingers ; if so which finger, do u do repetitive motions with ur hand or fingers. All this will help 2 localize ur complaints as well as allow 1 to give an answer. ...Read more

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Tenosynovitis has anyone knowledge of it?

Tendon Inflammation : This is a condition that describes the inflammation if a tendon and it's surrounding sheath. It generally hurts with movement and is treated with immobilization anti-inflammatory meds, ice, bracing and last resort surgery. It is commonly seen in the wrist or fingers. See your doctor for appropriate diagnosis and exam. ...Read more

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How do you recommend treating tenosynovitis?

In the Hand?: This is most commonly a hand condition. If so, this is treated with nsaids like ibuprofen, a wrist brace limiting the motion of the involved tendon, ice over the tendon, reduction in usage of the involved tendon for many days and often weeks. If no improvement after several weeks and it is really bad then injections with small doses of corticosteroids is next. Surgery after months of no improveme. ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat chronic tenosynovitis?

Chronic is bad: Chronic tenosynovitis is likely caused by repetitive strain type injury. Figure out just what that is and your on your way to helping the condition. NSAIDs, rest and bracing may help but localized injections of steroid and even surgery may be indicated. You need a specialist to help you with you decision. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: tenosynovitis?

Tendon inflammation: 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 injections or occasionally surgery. ...Read more

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What's the most effective way to treat chronic tenosynovitis?

What's the most effective  way to treat chronic tenosynovitis?

Etiology?: An important component to any treatment is establishish how the injury occured to begin with. For example, if you have a flatfoot, this will place undue pressure on the tendons that run on the inside of your ankle or posterior tibial tendon. If however, they were injured from an accident the biomechanics may not play such an important role. Bracing, physical therapy and possibly "prp" injections. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what's the best way to treat chronic tenosynovitis?

Rest, steroid inject: Depending on location, rest (sometimes even a cast), steroid injection, debride surgically. Sometimes removing osteophytes and reinserting ligaments or tendons is necessary. Different structures (achilles tendon, rotator cuff, trochanter) respond differently and need special considerations. ...Read more

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Should I still go to work if I have de Quervain's tenosynovitis?

What is your job?: In general yes. Therapy usually does not required to stop work. You will need a correct diagnosis and some of the following: splinting, occupational therapy, medications and sometimes injections. It involves the tendon that extends the thumb. If your work might cause repititive injury to the tendon your job may need to be modified. In general therapy does not require not going to work. ...Read more

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How do you treat tenosynovitis in wrist?

How do you treat tenosynovitis in wrist?

Braces: Splinting and braces. Try and rest the tendons that are aggravated. Physical therapy maybe helpful as well. ...Read more

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What's a simple, cheap treatment for my tenosynovitis?

What's a simple, cheap treatment for my tenosynovitis?

Rest and ibuprofen: Tenosynovitis is inflammtion and often swelling of the sheath that surrounds a tendon. Usually with time, relative rest and possible use of nsaids it will resolve on it's own. If it does not you may need to consult a physician. ...Read more

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When would you recommend surgery for dequervains tenosynovitis?

Failed non operative: When nsaids, ice, rest, activity modification, wrist bracing, & cortisone injection have not helped and you've tried these things for 3-6 months at least. ...Read more

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