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    Tendon Injury (Tendinopathy) - Exams and Tests

    To diagnose a tendon injury (also known as tendinopathy), your doctor will review your medical history and daily activities and conduct a physical exam to check your overall health, areas of pain and tenderness, and range of motion and strength. Your exam may also include checking your nerve function (feeling and reflexes) and blood circulation (pulses). If your symptoms are related to use of a tool or sports equipment, your doctor may want you to demonstrate how you use it.

    If your medical history and physical exam point to a tendon injury, you will probably not need more testing.

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    If your symptoms are severe or have not improved with treatment, more tests may be helpful. These may include:

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    Last Updated: June 04, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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