Caused by overuse of a joint, it could lead to tearing of tendons in severe cases. It is characterized by swelling, pain, and tenderness in the affected joint. The condition can be treated using anti-inflammatory medications.
- overuse tendinopathy
Consult a doctor for medical advice
Sources: Mayo Clinic and others.
More than 3 million cases per year in US
Treatment from medical professional advised
Often requires lab test or imaging
Can last several months or years
Urgent medical attention recommended in severe cases
Common for ages 35-50
Doctor will ask about symptoms.