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Tendinitis

Tendinitis is the inflammation of a tendon, the thick cord that attaches muscle to bone. The condition is usually the result of repetitive motion or overuse. This can occur with various activities such as typing, using a mouse, or playing tennis. Tendinitis can also be caused by a sudden injury, such as a fall.

Tendinitis

The most common symptom of tendinitis is pain, which can range from very mild to severe. The pain usually worsens when the affected tendon is used. Other symptoms may include stiffness, swelling, and tenderness.

Tendinitis is usually treated with a combination of rest, ice, and anti-inflammatory medication. But in some cases, chiropractic care and/or physical therapy may be recommended. Surgery is rarely necessary.

Chiropractic Partners of Clayton can help

Our chiropractic care can help with tendinitis by reducing inflammation and pain in the affected area. Dr. Nick may also recommend exercises and stretches, that you can practice at home, to help improve range of motion and reduce stress on the affected area.

If you are experiencing tendinitis and are located in the Clayton, NC area, we can help. Please schedule a consultation today!

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