Tendonitis

Tendonitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon, that can occur due to repetitive movement, minor impact on the affected area, or form a sudden more serious injury.

Incorrect posture at work or home or poor stretching or conditioning before exercise or playing sports also increases a person’s risk, happens a lot to weekend warriors.  Tendinitis can occur at almost any area of the body where a tendon connects a bone to a muscle.

Common areas:

  • Elbow (Tennis elbow, Golfer’s Elbow)
  • Shoulder (Pitcher’s shoulder, Swimmer’s shoulder, rotator cuff tendonitis)
  • Hip
  • Knee (Jumper’s knee)
  • Achilles tendon (Achilles tendonitis)

If Tendinitis is severe, it can lead to rupture of a tendon, and may require surgical repair.

What to do?

Rest:

Ice: Icing will reduce inflammation

How can Therapy help?

Physical therapy is very important in conservative treatment for tendonitis. 

If Pain is limiting you from doing what you like to do.

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