Common types of tendonitis and its treatment

Tendonitis is the irritation or inflammation of a tendon, a cord that attaches any bone to the muscles, generally caused by  either an impact which is minor, a sudden injury, or due to over stress of the tendon. Activities that can be causes of tendonitis, according to Dr. Niraj Vora, undoubtedly one of the best orthopedic surgeon from Mumbai, include Gardening, Carpentry,, Raking, Shoveling, Cleaning house, scrubbing, painting, skiing, golf and tennis.

The most common types of tendonitis are:

  • Achilles tendonitis
  • Golfer’s elbow
  • Patellar tendonitis
  • Tennis elbow
  • Gluteus medieus tendonitis and
  • Rotator cuff tendonitis

If you are one of those affected by tendonitis, you can explore the option of consulting any joint replacement specialist Mumbai like Dr. Niraj Vora, who will help you with valuable advices that include ice packs, rest, over the counter pain medication, physical therapy, Corticosteroid injections, and surgery, if at all it is necessary. Tendinitis is generally associated with pain, that can be debilitating at times, and it is absolutely necessary to consult an orthopedic surgeon to know whether tendonitis surgical treatment is absolutely necessary or not. The causes of tendonitis, according to one of the best orthopedic surgeon from Mumbai, include poor warming, or stretching before any physical activity like sports, poorly or abnormally placed joint or bone in any part of the human body, thyroid disorders, overuse of the tendons, and infection, which may be rare.

To pursue the right methods of treatment for tendon strain, you will need the advice of any joint replacement specialist Mumbai. The last resort of treatment may be surgery, but to get the desired result from this invasive method, you will require the best orthopedic surgeon from Mumbai to perform the surgery, so that any complication can be avoided. Apart from surgery, following an exercise program can be helpful in strengthening the tendons that bound the muscles to the bones. If, after following physical therapy or administering pain killing injections, you do not get relief, the best thing would be to consult any orthopedic surgeon for tendonitis surgical treatment, which may be the last option, according to any joint replacement specialist Mumbai.