Your Treatment Begins Here
With experts who are at the top of their field, right in your hometown, we're always on the lookout for the newest tendonitis treatments. From ultrasound and physical therapy to steroid injections and surgery, we'll find the best answer for you. And if your answer is surgery? No fear. Your care team will provide the necessary education materials to ease your mind. Read through the treatments below to feel familiar with your options. Bring questions for your doctor; we'll be glad to answer them.
Treatments We Provide
Corticosteroids that are injected have a higher potency than oral anti-inflammatory medications. That means they have more potential to give you greater relief from pain.
Modifying your shoe with an insert or wedge can help elevate your heel to reduce pain and strain.
A physical therapist can teach you special exercises that strengthen nearby muscles and ease stress on connecting tendons and ligaments.
Surgery may be necessary to release or repair the injured tendon in the hands and wrists, including highly specialized nerve repairs and tendon transfer surgery.
For certain types of tendonitis, like calcific tendonitis, ultrasound waves may be used to administer steroids through the surface of the skin. The waves "push" the medicine through.