A to Z: Tenosynovitisenparentshttps://kidshealth.org/EN/images/headers/P-khAZDictionary-enHD-AR1.jpgLearn about overuse injuries and conditions that affect the tendons and muscles.tenosynovitis, de Quervain tenosynovitis, stenosing tenosynovitis, trigger finger, trigger thumb, de Quervain's disease, de Quervain's tendonitis, radial styloid tenosynovitis, tendons, tenosynovium, tendon sheath, muscles, tendons, overuse injuries, CD1Sports Medicine, CD1Physical Therapy01/24/201303/21/201909/02/2019fe3b24f9-0712-4d30-90e2-b851737fd28ehttps://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/az-tenosynovitis.html/<p>Tenosynovitis (ten-o-sin-o-VITE-is) is irritation and swelling of the lining, or casing, that covers a tendon.</p> <h3>More to Know</h3> <p>Tendons are cords that attach <a href="https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/parents/bones-muscles-joints.html/">muscles</a> to bones. Each tendon is covered by a casing, or sheath, called the tenosynovium. The tenosynovium protects and lubricates the tendon, allowing it to move more easily when a muscle is flexed or extended.</p> <p>Tenosynovitis happens when the tenosynovium becomes irritated and swollen. This can be caused by certain diseases, infections, injuries, overuse, or <a class="kh_anchor">strain</a>. Tenosynovitis can affect any tendon in the body, but is most common in the hands, wrists, and feet.</p> <p>To treat it, doctors might recommend resting the affected tendon and using a splint or brace to keep the tendon from moving. Tenosynovitis caused by an infection is considered an emergency, is treated with antibiotics, and may need <a class="kh_anchor">surgery</a>.</p> <h3>Keep in Mind</h3> <p>Symptoms such as joint pain, swelling, redness, and difficulty moving a joint should be evaluated by a doctor immediately. In most cases, tenosynovitis heals completely with rest and treatment.</p> <p>Following recovery, strengthening and stretching exercises might be recommended. It also can&nbsp;be helpful to decrease or stop activities that irritate the affected tendon.</p> <p><em>All A to Z dictionary entries are regularly reviewed by KidsHealth medical experts.</em></p>
Bones, Muscles, and JointsOur bones, muscles, and joints form our musculoskeletal system and enable us to do everyday physical activities.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/bones-muscles-joints.html/d55a922b-e87a-49e0-82ae-0c5a0773cee9
Overuse InjuriesOveruse (or repetitive stress) injuries happen when too much stress is placed on a part of the body, causing problems like swelling, pain, muscle strain, and tissue damage.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/rsi.html/810a10d4-1576-46e7-847b-f6bf8fcd9cdf
Proximal Biceps TendonitisIn teens, biceps tendonitis is usually an overuse injury that causes tendons in the upper arm to be swollen or irritated. Most cases heal on their own if you follow a few guidelines from your doctor.https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/teens/biceps-tendonitis.html/19b0bab4-8209-41f7-91d3-e6bc0560bf95
Word! TendonsFor keeping things together, tendons come in handy!https://kidshealth.org/ws/RadyChildrens/en/kids/word-tendons.html/73531b1e-6e85-4336-bdae-6a2863f9d723
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