PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

What causes tendinitis?

ANSWER

It often results from repetitive, minor impact on the affected area, or from a sudden more serious injury. You can get it from:

  • Gardening
  • Raking
  • Carpentry
  • Cleaning house
  • Shoveling
  • Painting
  • Scrubbing
  • Tennis
  • Golf
  • Skiing
  • Throwing and pitching

From: Tendinitis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCE: American College of Rheumatology.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 04, 2018

SOURCE: American College of Rheumatology.

Reviewed by Melinda Ratini on March 04, 2018

NEXT QUESTION:

What are risk factors for tendinitis?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

"ALEXA, ASK WEBMD"

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.

    Other Answers On: