- Tendinitis symptoms
- Tendinitis reasons
- Treatment of the Tendinitis
Tendinitis – an inflammation or irritation of a sinew, fabric which connects a bone and muscles.
The tendinitis can strike practically any part of a body in which the sinew connects a bone and muscles.
Most often the tendinitis strikes:
* thumb basis
Among tendinitis symptoms:
* sinew pain and adjacent site. Pain can gradually amplify, can suddenly be shown and to be acute, especially in the presence of calcium deposits;
* decrease in mobility of a shoulder, "an adhesive capsulitis", or Dyupley's syndrome.
The tendinitis is most often caused by frequent loads of an affected area, and also a serious injury.
There are types of activity – sport and others – which increase risk of development of a tendinitis:
* raking by a rake
* carpentry works
* work as a shovel
* painting business
* cleaning (scraper or rigid brush)
The wrong bearing of the house and at work, a bad extension before performance of physical exercises also increases risk of development of a tendinitis. Among other risk factors:
* deviations in an arrangement, a structure of bones (for example, the different length of legs, joint arthritis) which raise load of soft tissues;
* other diseases, for example, pseudorheumatism, gout, psoriasis arthritis, arthritis of a thyroid gland; reaction of an organism to medical supplies;
* it happens that the infection becomes the reason of development of a tendinitis.
Treatment of the Tendinitis:
* avoid the occupations aggravating pain
* find enough time for rest
* put ice to an affected area
* accept OTC antiinflammatory medicines.
If the state does not improve in a week, visit the doctor. The doctor can recommend more intensive treatment:
* Injections of corticosteroids. Corticosteroids ("steroids") are applied often because quickly have effect, reduce an inflammation and pain.
* Physical therapy. It can be very effective, especially for patients with Dyupley's syndrome. The physical therapy includes exercises on an extension and splintage (a thumb, a forearm).
* Operational intervention. It is required in rare instances when other methods of treatment do not help.