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Dr. Amit KalariaEmergency Medicine

Tendinitis

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Tendons connect muscles to bones. When a tendon gets injured, it leads to Inflammation which is called tendinitis. Tendinitis is a common cause of joint pain.
Injury to the tendon can be caused by direct trauma or from overuse of the tendon typically through repetitive movement which causes stress and damage.
Treatment involves resting, using cold compresses, anti-inflammatory medications, stretching and avoidance of repetitive motions