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How does tendon pain actually occur?

Tendon-Pain-Series

How does tendon pain actually occur? marco November 6, 2023 How does pain in the area of a tendon develop in the first place? Inflammation or degeneration? In the past, chronic tendon pain was thought to be due to inflammation. However, chronically painful tendons do not show signs of inflammation. This should not be confused […]

Diagnostics of Fluoroquinolone-associated Tendon Pain

Tendon-Pain-Series

Diagnostics of Fluoroquinolone-associated Tendon Pain marco November 3, 2023 The diagnosis of tendon disorders is primarily made clinically, i.e. by physical examination by the physician with the aid of appropriate imaging. Symptoms of fluoroquinolone-induced tendinopathy Fluoroquinolone-associated tendon symptoms have been documented in a time frame ranging from 2 hours to 6 months after exposure.1,2,3 This […]

Aetiology and pathophysiology

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Aetiology and pathophysiology marco November 2, 2023 Cause of tendon disorders Chronic mechanical stress is one of the most important causes of tendon disorders. Under physiological conditions, training promotes the capacity of the tendon. However, if the individual limit of the tissue is exceeded, microtraumas (microtears) may occur. If the tendon is given enough time […]

Definition and classification of tendon diseases

Tendon-Pain-Series

Definition and classification of tendon diseases marco October 30, 2023 Classification of tendon disorders Let’s first discuss typical causes of tendon pain, regardless of the influence of fluoroquinolone antibiotics on tendon tissue. Diseases of the tendon can be roughly divided into two groups – diseases without rupture of the tendon and diseases with rupture of […]