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Tendinitis is a common injury to the foot that is caused by overuse of the foot. 


Tendinitis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the tendons. It can be caused by overuse, injury, or infection. The most common symptoms of tendinitis are pain and swelling in the affected area. The pain may be constant or intermittent and may worsen with activity. Tendinitis is usually diagnosed based on a person’s medical history and physical examination. There are many different types of tendonitis, so it is important to get an accurate diagnosis before starting treatment.

Q. What are the causes of tendinitis?

  • sudden injury
  • repeated movement over time
  • stress on the tendons
  • overload of the tendons

Q. What are the symptoms of tendinitis?

  • pain, described as dull ache, when moving the hurt limb or joint
  • tenderness
  • mild swelling 

Q. What are the risk factors of tendinitis?

  • jobs that involve doing the same motion over and over
  • poor form during physical activity
  • certain medications
  • age, as the tendons become less flexible

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