Common Conditions

December 2013

Synovitis – Joint Swelling

by ljacob  |   in General, Common Conditions

Synovitis is the inflammation of the lining of a joint, also known as the synovium. You may experience symptoms such as pain, swelling, redness, and/or warmth of the affected joint. The goal of treatment is to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.

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December 2013

Tendinitis

by ljacob  |   in General, Common Conditions

Tendinitis is the inflammation, irritation, and swelling of a tendon (the cord that joins muscle to bone). Symptoms include pain and tenderness along the tendon (usually near a joint), pain at night, or pain that is worse with movement or activity. The goal of treatment is to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.

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December 2013

Tenosynovitis

by ljacob  |   in General, Common Conditions

Tenosynovitis is the inflammation of the lining of the sheath that surrounds a tendon (the cord that joins muscle to bone). You may experience joint swelling in the affected area, pain and tenderness around a joint, pain when moving a joint, or redness along the length of the tendon. The goal of treatment is to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.

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