Tendinitis is the medical term for inflammation or irritation of a tendon as a result of over-use or strain on a joint which causes pain and tenderness just outside the joint, which is why it is often linked to sporting injuries. The tendon is the thick fibrous cord that attaches muscles to the bone. It therefore most commonly aﬀects shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels although thumbs can also be aﬀected. The main tendinitis conditions have all got their own “pet” names which reflect the area of the body aﬀected rather than just the sport from which the name derives.
Our consultants are experts at the diagnosis, treatment and management of patients with tendinitis. We help patients who are experiencing pain and are seeking a diagnosis and relief from their symptoms.
- Anti-inflammatory medications which can help to control the symptoms
- Image guided injections into the joint including PRP
- Minimally invasive out-patient procedures
- Rehabilitation to build up function
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