Conditions

Tendonitis (Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow, etc.)

WHAT IS IT?

Tendinitis (or tendonitis) is inflammation or irritation of a tendon, which is an important part of the muscle that attaches to the bones of the body. Tendonitis can be acute , or chronic , and will sometimes develop after an injury.  It is most often caused by repetitive actions performed during the day, which is a form of overuse.

There are many activities that can cause tendinitis, including: Gardening , Raking , Painting , Tennis , Golf & other Sports

WHAT CAN BE DONE ?

At Wake Sports Medicine in Raleigh , NC we will fully evaluate the cause of the tendonitis , and suggest a comprehensive plan to help the tendon heal faster. This may include:

Rest and guidance on limitations of activity

Physical Therapy>

Topical medications

Tendonitis Braces>

Ultrasound Guided Injections >

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy >

Natural Tendon Treatments>