Common overuse tendon problems: A review and recommendations for treatment.

  title={Common overuse tendon problems: A review and recommendations for treatment.},
  author={John J Wilson and Thomas M. Best},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={72 5},
There is a common misconception that symptomatic tendon injuries are inflammatory; because of this, these injuries often are mislabeled as "tendonitis."' Acute inflammatory tendinopathies exist, but most patients seen in primary care will have chronic symptoms suggesting a degenerative condition that should be labeled as "tendinosus" or "tendinopathy." Accurate diagnosis requires physicians to recognize the historical features, anatomy, and useful physical examination maneuvers for these common… CONTINUE READING
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