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Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an irritated or inflamed tendon that can develop anywhere in the body. Learn about its symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Achilles tendon

You can strain your Achilles tendon, or it can become weak, or it can tear. Learn about common causes, treatments and when you need to see a doctor.

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Calf pain

Calf pain is often caused by a muscle strain or cramps due to exercise, dehydration or mineral deficiency. But it can be a symptom of something more serious.

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Surgery for de Quervain's disease

De Quervain’s disease causes pain when you move your wrist and thumb, and usually a tender swelling at the base of your thumb. If treatment with steroid injections has failed, surgery should relieve your pain.

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Trigger finger release

Trigger finger is a condition where your finger jams or gets stiff. If treatment with steroid injections has failed, surgery should allow your finger to move freely.

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Rotator cuff injury

Rotator cuff injury is caused by a strain or tear in the muscles or tendons of your shoulder. Learn more about they symptoms and how to treat it.

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Muscle aches and pains

General muscular aches and pains are common and often caused by unaccustomed use or overuse of ligaments, tendons, and fascia. Treatment will depend on the cause.

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Bursitis

Where tendons cross bones and joints, the body creates a small fluid-filled cushion called a ‘bursa’, These cushions can become inflamed and painful.

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Sever's disease

Sever's disease occurs when the bones in the calf (the tibia and fibula) grow more quickly than the Achilles tendon. It affects children between 8 and 14 years.

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Ganglion cyst

A ganglion cyst is a collection of fluid on a joint or tendon. The cause of them is not known. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment options available.

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Surgery for tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is caused by wear and tear of the tendons on the outside of your elbow. 9 in 10 people heal within a year without any treatment. The main benefit of surgery is to get relief from the symptoms more quickly.

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