Tendonitis

Because it could be tendinosis. Often, chronic tendonitis (also spelled tendinitis), lasting more than 6 weeks is really tendinosis (also spelled tendonosis). The difference is that acute, short-term tendinitis is thought to be caused by mostly by inflammation, which is an active immune response of the...

You need to first determine the underlying cause of your tendon pain. Is your tendonitis (also called tendinitis) caused by inflammation? If so, then it is the kind of tendinopathy that the healthcare system is best at resolving in short order. The traditional treatments for inflammatory...

Two of the main tendons to the thumb pass through a tunnel (or series of pulleys) located on the thumb side of the wrist. Tendons are rope-like structures that attach muscle to bone. Tendons are covered by a slippery thin soft-tissue layer, called synovium. This...

Because it’s probably tendinosis. Often, chronic tendonitis (also spelled tendinitis), which lasts more than 6 weeks is really tendinosis (also spelled tendonosis). The difference is that acute, short-term tendonitis is thought to be caused by inflammation, which is an active immune response of the body...

Tendons are the tough tissue that connects your muscles to your bones. Often, tendons become painful and limit movement. For years, almost all conditions of painful tendons were referred to as tendonitis.  Tendonitis (also spelled tendinitis) literally means that a tendon has inflammation, so doctors...

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