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What causes tendon sheath inflammation?

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Tendon sheath inflammation is typically the result of injury to the tendon or surrounding muscle or bone. It’s not limited to athletes and appears in patients who perform a variety of repetitive-motion activities, such as assembly-line work, weeding, and typing.

 People working in certain jobs appear to have greater risk of it than others, including:

carpenters
dentists
musicians
office workers

It’s most common in the tendons of the wrist, hands, and feet. Injury can result from:

repetitive-stress activities
prolonged physical activities, such as running
standing in the same position for long periods of time
sudden sprains and strains

Tendon sheath inflammation can also be due to underlying health conditions. Examples of conditions that can result in this condition include:

rheumatoid arthritis
scleroderma
gout
diabetes
reactive arthritis, such as Reiter’s syndrome
gonorrhea

The cause of the disease can’t be determined in some patients. In rare cases, tendon sheath inflammation is due to an infection that resulted from a cut or puncture to the tendon.

Source: healthline

RIVERA FOOT & ANKLE: At Orlando H.Rivera DPM, our priority is to deliver quality care to informed patients in a comfortable and convenient setting. When you have problems with your feet, you need to turn to a podiatrist who listens and responds… an experienced doctor who knows the field and can effectively diagnose and treat your needs… a friendly physician who counsels you on the best ways to maintain and improve your health. Our physician(s) meet all these criteria. Plus, you benefit from a dedicated team of trained professionals who give you the individualized attention you deserve.

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