Sports, Pain​ & ​Regenerative 


Tendonitis Solutions

If you are looking for experienced physiatrists and/or rehabilitation medical physicians who can treat injuries and illnesses pertaining to tendonitis, Sports, Pain & Regenerative Institute can help. Our team is comprised of physiatrists who have years of experience working with social workers, nurses, psychologists, orthotists and prosthetists, physical and occupational therapists, and speech language pathologists. Our company will develop multi-disciplinary care plans to meet the needs of our rehabilitation patients.

What is Tendonitis?

Tendons are tough, flexible bands of tissue that connect muscles to bones. Tendons can be small, like the delicate bands in the hands, or large, like the ropelike cords that anchor the calf or thigh muscles. Common locations of tendonitis include the Achilles tendon, wrist, knee, elbow, and shoulder.

When tendons become inflamed, irritated or suffer microscopic tears, the condition is called tendonitis. In most cases, the cause of tendonitis is unknown; when a cause can be identified, the condition usually happens for one of two reasons:

  • Overload: The level of a certain activity, such as weightlifting, is increased too quickly.
  • Overuse: A particular body motion is repeated too often.

Common Tendonitis Symptoms

Below is a short list of symptoms that patients experience when they are diagnosed with tendonitis:

  • Pain at the back of the heel or 2 to 4 inches above the heel.
  • Pain at the back of the wrist, near the base of the thumb.
  • Pain below or above the kneecap.
  • Pain in the inner or outer side of the elbow.
  • Dull, aching shoulder pain that can’t be tied to one location.

About Our Tendonitis Solutions

The quicker your tendonitis is treated, the sooner you’ll recover full strength and flexibility. Your doctor first may recommend that you apply ice packs to the painful area for 20-minute periods, three or four times a day. You also should ice the area immediately after any activity that aggravates your pain (such as tennis or running). To relieve pain and swelling, your doctor may suggest that you take nonprescription anti-inflammatory medication, for up to several weeks. You also will need to rest the area for a few days to a few weeks to allow your body to repair itself.

Depending on the location and severity of tendonitis, you may need temporary splinting, bracing or a sling (for tendonitis in the upper extremity). However, it is important to gently and regularly move the joint to avoid getting a stiff, or “frozen,” joint. This is particularly important for tendonitis involving the shoulder.

Surgery is rarely needed to treat tendonitis. It is reserved for cases that do not respond to other types of treatment or when there is significant tendon damage that is unlikely to improve with any other treatment.

Why Should You Choose Sports, Pain & Regenerative Institute’s Tendonitis Solutions?

Sports, Pain & Regenerative Institute understands how sportsmen and sportswomen feel after sustaining an injury on the field. That is why we provide a wide variety of sports medicine solutions for our patients. Our doctors will help our patients get back to their active lifestyles in as little time as possible. You can enjoy complete peace of mind knowing that our tendonitis solutions are affordable and will be tailored according to your individual rehabilitation needs.

If you have any questions about our tendonitis solutions, do not hesitate to contact us today. Alternatively, you may call us at (201) 402-7802​ or send an email to [email protected].