Tendinitis is inflammation of a tendon. To better understand the tendinitis first we’ll explain what is the location and function of tendons. Tendons are responsible for joining the muscle to bone. Tendinitis usually occurs in the muscle tendons that insert into the joints. Tendons are a plurality of fibers coated with a sheath, and is when the wrapper fibers swell or for different causes occurs when tendinitis.
The most common causes of tendinitis are:
Bumping or tendon injuries, both very strong and very minor but repetitive.
Infections in the area which extend to the tendon.
The overworked muscles and repetitive joint movements.
The age is accompanied by deterioration of the tendons (loss of elasticity of the tendon).
The most common symptoms of tendinitis is inflammation of the area and severe pain especially when moving. Tendinitis must be diagnosed by a physician as to localized mostly in the joints can be mistaken for sprains, etc.
Basically tendonitis is a condition that is recovering at home, ie with rest and joint care. After being diagnosed the pain and inflammation can be treated with analgesics and anti-inflammatory base respectively, but there are a number of home remedies for tendonitis that will help alleviate.
It is advisable to put ice on the area just suffer a stroke, and in cases where we have diagnosed tendonitis applying heat and cold alternately to relieve pain and reduce inflammation.
If you do not want to take anti-inflammatory, we may use compresses impregnated with warm chamomile tea, because as we have said on many items, chamomile is carrying natural anti-inflammatory qualities. We will change the napkin to keep warm always.
The Aloe Vera also has analgesic and anti-inflammatory qualities, so we can perform massage on the area with a gel made of oil and Aloe Vera crushed (we’ll leave to marinate in an opaque container for at least 60 days and then colaremos because his long period of preparation is always good to have it ready as it is ideal for massaging sore areas).
Hot baths relaxing for all, and if accompanied by salts and minerals better.
Maintain a balanced diet will help us have a healthy muscles and tendons and thereby reduce the chances of tendinitis. Vegetables, cereals, oily fish, etc..
Add also that where there appears tendinitis tendons so we can have, among others, of shoulder tendinitis, tendinitis in the foot, patellar tendinitis, knee tendinitis, tendinitis in the arm, elbow tendinitis, tendinitis hand, de Quervain tendinitis, etc