TITLE

tendonitis, tendinitis

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2157
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical terms "tendonitis, tendinitis" is presented. They refers to inflammation of a tendon. Pain with overhead arm motion is the symptoms of this disease. It is treated with the use of moist heat and strengthening and range-of-motion exercises. In case the patient is not responsive to these treatment methods and loss of function is present, corticosteroid injections may be helpful. Surgery is done in case of failure of other therapies.
ACCESSION #
21248134

 

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