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Tendonitis Pain Relief Doctors, Treatments
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As its name suggests, tendonitis is a condition involving the tendons, those flexible, fibrous bands of tissue that connect muscles to the bones. To be more precise, tendons transmit the power of a muscle to move your bones.

Tendonitis pain occurs when tendons become irritated by tiny tears. Muscle movement becomes painfully difficult when tendons become inflammed..

The Causes of Tendonitis Pain

Overuse is the most common cause of tendonitis. Tendons which are called upon to perform tasks they're not used to frequently become inflammed.

It's not surprising that many cases of tendonitis fall into the category of "sports related injuries." Overly aggressive exercise programs are also responsible for much tendonitis pain. "Tennis elbow" or "golfer's elbow" are both tendonitis pain in the elbow but in different areas. "Jumper's knee" is caused by overuse of the knee joint.

Besides repetitive movements found in sports like swimming and bowling, there are many in the workplace that produce tendonitis pain in the elbows, knees, hips and shoulders.

Normal aging contributes to tendonitis pain as well. Tendons lose their elasticity over the years and become more prone to injury.

Diagnosing Tendonitis Pain

Because the joint pain and stiffness of tendonitis is similar to that of bursitis and arthritis, it's necessary to see a Pain Relief Professional for a accurate diagnosis.

X-rays, CAT scans and MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging) are all tools used by doctors to diagnose tendonitis pain.

Tendonitis Pain Relief & Pain Management Medications

A disadvantage of using medications for tendonitis pain relief and management is the risk of addiction over an extended period of time. Medications can't cure tendonitis pain, they're prescribed for the management of inflammation, spasms, nerve pain and the side effects such as insomnia.

Besides the danger of addiction, continuous use of pain medications can create serious problems like digestive system and liver damage.

Sometimes, a corticosteroid is injected directly into the affected area of tendonitis pain. However, this therapy should only be administered once or twice a year due to the risk of serious side effects.

AlternativeTendonitis Pain Relief & Pain Management Therapies

Alternative medicine professionals offer tendonitis pain sufferers the option of natural pain management and relief therapies without the risks of surgery and pharmaceutical approaches. Besides being more conservative than the medical establishment's methods of tendonitis pain relief, they're just as effective if not more so.

Pain Relief Professionals connects you to natural, alternative medicine practitioners of Acupuncture, Chiropractic and Naprapathy. The state licensed status of each assures patients that their education and expertise in pain management exceeds that of other unregulated alternative medicine healers.

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