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Modern Podiatry P.C.

Dr. Inna Verzub, DPM

Board Certified in Primary Care in Podiatric Medicine

1075 Ocean Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11230
Tel: 718-676-0199
Fax: 718-676-0773

State of the Art Foot Care at your Feet!

Tendonitis

 

A term we often hear about, especially in circles of athletes and runners is tendonitis. Tendonitis literally means overuse and inflammation of the tendon. The tendon is the area of your body that’s connected to the muscle which causes your body to move. They come in all shapes and sizes.

Tendonitis is what happens when the tendon gets irritated from being moved outside of its regular motion. It becomes inflamed and the movement becomes painful.

There are several reasons for tendonitis:


Overuse of the area:
This is especially true for those who have recently begun an exercise routine or

An increased in the level of exercise:
The tendon is unfamiliar to the new level of exertion.

An age factor: Tendons lose their elasticity as we age and the ability to move as smoothly as we once did is lost.

Anatomical alignment: If the tendon does not have a smooth channel to glide along, it’s more likely to become irritated and inflamed. In this case, surgery may be necessary.

If you experience tendonitis, it’s important to visit your podiatrist right away to see what treatment options are available for you.

 
 
 
Brooklyn Podiatrist Dr Inna Verzub - Modern Podiatry PC is a poidiatry office providing Tendonitis, orthopedic, pain, diabetes, bunions and much more in Brooklyn, NY. We also do Achilles Tendonitis, Allergic Contact Dermatitis , Athlete's Foot, Brachymetatarsia, Bunions, Calluses, Diabetic Foot Care, Flatfoot (Fallen Arches), Ganglions, Haglund's Deformity, Hallux Rigidus, Hammertoes, Heel Pain, Infections, Injuries, Ingrown Toenails, Metatarsalgia, Morton's Neuroma, Onychomycosis, Osteoarthritis, Pediatric Foot Care, Plantar Warts, Plantar Fasciitis, Posterior Tibial Dysfunction, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sprains/Strains, Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome, Tendonitis, Xerosis and all work related in the 11230 area and surrounding areas in Brooklyn