Tendinitis is a painful condition which can greatly hinder you from performing daily activities. Thankfully, the providers at the Hand & Wrist Center have the experience you need when it comes to diagnosing, treating, and preventing tendinitis. Since 1995, he has treated countless local patients for thumb and wrist tendinitis as well as tennis elbow and helped them get their life back.
Many things can cause tendinitis, but some of the most common causes can be found below. You’ll notice many of which are common activities which means that proper prevention for tendinitis is a must!
Tendinitis is caused by the overuse of a particular joint which causes the tendons surrounding the bones to become inflamed. Many times, changing the way you lift heavy objects, hold tennis rackets or golf clubs, and properly warming up and cooling down after exercise can help prevent tendinitis or relive pain from those already suffering.
Symptoms: Pain with motion and use of muscles and tendons.
Common Causes: Improperly performing regular and leisure activities, or excessive performance which causes wear and tear on the tendons and joints.
Treatment Options: Activity modification, splinting, injections, and surgery.