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Joint hypermobility cause of tendonitis?
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Dr. Karl Mangold
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
2 doctors agree
In brief: Sometimes
One of the potential causes of tendonitis is overuse by the muscle/tendon unit trying to stabilize a hypermobile joint.
This is certainly the case with the posterior tibial tendon in individuals with flexible flatfoot. However, not all tendinitis is related to joint hypermobility, so you would need to consult with your doctor to determine the cause of your tendinitis.

In brief: Sometimes
One of the potential causes of tendonitis is overuse by the muscle/tendon unit trying to stabilize a hypermobile joint.
This is certainly the case with the posterior tibial tendon in individuals with flexible flatfoot. However, not all tendinitis is related to joint hypermobility, so you would need to consult with your doctor to determine the cause of your tendinitis.
Dr. Karl Mangold
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Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Potentially
Yes, can potentially be cause although there can be other factors as well such as overuse or inflammation.

In brief: Potentially
Yes, can potentially be cause although there can be other factors as well such as overuse or inflammation.
Dr. Edward Hellman
Dr. Edward Hellman
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