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& Golf Elbow

Tendinitis, Tennis Elbow, Golf Elbow

What are the symptoms of tendonitis?

Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of a tendon — the thick fibrous cords that attach muscle to bone. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. While tendinitis can occur in any of your tendons, it’s most common around your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, and heels.

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Our approach to reduce your tendonitis pain

Tendonitis is a common condition that results in the inflammation of the tendons, the tissues that connect muscle to bone. It can be caused by overuse, repetitive motions, or direct trauma to the area. Symptoms include pain, stiffness, and tenderness in the affected area. If you are living with tendinitis pain, Dr. Myrna Zalaket can help.

Treatment for tendinitis typically focuses on relieving pain and inflammation. This can be done with rest, ice, and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications. Physical therapy exercises may also help treat tendonitis. In some cases, corticosteroid injections or surgery may be necessary to treat severe tendinitis.

Tendinitis injury sustained while exercising and running
Injection of steroids or plasma around your tendon under ultrasound to relieve pain

If you’re experiencing chronic tendinitis pain, our team of interventional pain management specialists can help. We offer a variety of treatments that are designed to specifically target your tendinitis pain and provide relief.

Our approach to reducing your tendinitis pain begins with a comprehensive evaluation. We will ask about your medical history, symptoms, and previous treatment attempts during this evaluation. We will also perform a physical examination and may order imaging tests to help us better understand the source of your pain.

Once we understand your condition well, we will develop a personalized treatment plan. This plan may include one or more of the following:

  • Medications: We may prescribe medication to help reduce inflammation and pain.
  • Physical therapy: A physical therapist can teach you exercises and stretches to help reduce pain and improve your range of motion.
  • Injections: We offer several types of injections that can help relieve tendinitis pain, including corticosteroid injections and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections under ultrasound.
  • Surgery: In some cases, surgery may be necessary to release the tension on the tendon or repair the damaged tissue.

We will work with you to find the best possible combination of treatments to reduce your pain and improve your quality of life.

When To See A Doctor For Elbow Pain

Elbow pain is often caused by overuse, so rest and ice may help to relieve the pain. However, if the pain persists or worsens, it’s important to see a doctor to ensure that there isn’t a more serious problem.

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Is Interventional Pain Management Right for You?

When rest and medical treatment are ineffective in relieving your elbow pain, you should see an interventional pain therapist like Dr. Myrna Zalaket.

Our approach to reducing tendonitis, golf elbow pain, and tennis elbow pain has been helpful to many of our patients. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us.

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