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Tendonitis

Tenosynovitis: The Hand and Finger Version of Tendonitis

If you have difficulty moving your fingers, or a finger or thumb tends to lock up on you and stay frozen in place, you could have tenosynovitis. Closely related to tendonitis, this condition is common in athletes or anyone who does repetitive motion with their hands, like manual laborers or typists. What is the difference …

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Tendonitis – Why this Common Condition Can Be Among the Most Difficult to Treat

Tendonitis, also known as tendinitis, is inflammation or irritation of the thick, fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone. Tendonitis typically causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint, and is most commonly a problem around your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels. Unfortunately, tendonitis can be tricky to treat, as it may be misdiagnosed …

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