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Ch 19: Tendonitis & Muscle Tears

About This Chapter

This helpful chapter is a great way to ensure you understand muscle tears and tendonitis before sitting for an important exam. Study short, user-friendly video and text lessons with accompanying multiple-choice quizzes to easily get ready and do your best on test day.

Tendonitis & Muscle Tears - Chapter Summary

Tendonitis and muscles tears are covered in this informative and easy-to-understand chapter. In these lessons, you can study treatments for extensor carpi ulnaris tendinitis, the symptoms of gluteus minimus pain and many more muscle-related injuries. Each subject is covered thoroughly, and you can move at your own pace through this chapter. As a great way to prepare for a test, we've included multiple-choice quizzes after each lesson to help you identify any areas that need further review. Once you've studied this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Detail the symptoms of brachialis tendonitis
  • Explain the test needed to diagnose pronator teres syndrome
  • Differentiate between a gluteus medius tear and gluteus medius tendinopathy
  • Outline adductor muscle strains, tears and pain
  • Discuss biceps femoris rupture, tear and strain
  • Describe pain and tear in the vastus lateralis muscle
  • Identify the treatment used for gastrocnemius tendonitis
  • Define the symptoms of a plantaris rupture or tear
  • Explain what causes a soleus muscle tear or strain

12 Lessons in Chapter 19: Tendonitis & Muscle Tears
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Brachialis Tendonitis: Symptoms & Treatment

1. Brachialis Tendonitis: Symptoms & Treatment

Brachialis tendonitis has several different names, including climber's elbow, brachial plexitis, brachial neuropathy, and acute brachial radiculitis. This lesson discusses the symptoms and treatment of brachial tendonitis.

Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Tendinitis: Symptoms & Treatment

2. Extensor Carpi Ulnaris Tendinitis: Symptoms & Treatment

Extensor carpi ulnaris tendinitis is a fairly common injury for people who play racket sports and golf. If you have ever played these types of sports, or might play in the future, you should definitely take a look at this lesson.

Pronator Teres Syndrome: Symptoms, Test & Treatment

3. Pronator Teres Syndrome: Symptoms, Test & Treatment

Pronator teres syndrome is a condition affecting the arm. In this lesson, you will learn more about the symptoms, how to test for pronator teres syndrome, and treatment options.

Gluteus Medius Tear: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

4. Gluteus Medius Tear: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

The gluteus medius muscle is located in the upper hip area of the body. In this lesson, learn about the causes, symptoms and treatments of tears to the gluteus medius muscle.

Gluteus Medius Tendinopathy: Symptoms & Treatment

5. Gluteus Medius Tendinopathy: Symptoms & Treatment

Gluteus medius tendinopathy is a condition in which the tendon of the gluteus medius muscle becomes irritated and damaged. In this lesson, learn about the symptoms and treatment for gluteus medius tendinopathy.

Gluteus Minimus Pain & Tear: Symptoms & Treatment

6. Gluteus Minimus Pain & Tear: Symptoms & Treatment

Four major muscles are located in the outer gluteal region of the buttocks: the gluteus maximus, gluteus medius, gluteus minimus, and tensor fascia lata. This lesson discusses gluteus minimus pain and tears, and the symptoms and treatment of those.

Adductor Muscle Pain, Strains & Tears

7. Adductor Muscle Pain, Strains & Tears

The adductor muscle is located in the groin and is responsible for moving the leg inward toward the body. This lesson will discuss pain, strains, and tears to the adductor muscle including causes, symptoms, and treatment.

Vastus Lateralis Muscle Pain & Tear

8. Vastus Lateralis Muscle Pain & Tear

The vastus lateralis is one of the four muscles located in the quadriceps muscles. This lesson will discuss muscle pain and tears in the vastus lateralis, including symptoms and treatment.

Biceps Femoris Strain, Tear or Rupture: Symptoms & Treatment

9. Biceps Femoris Strain, Tear or Rupture: Symptoms & Treatment

This lesson will discuss the symptoms and treatment of common injuries to the biceps femoris muscle of the hamstring. The injuries you will learn about include strains, tears, and ruptures of the biceps femoris.

Gastrocnemius Strain, Tear or Tendonitis: Symptoms & Treatment

10. Gastrocnemius Strain, Tear or Tendonitis: Symptoms & Treatment

Gastrocnemius, or calf muscle, injuries include strains, tears, and tendonitis. This lesson will discuss the symptoms and treatment of each as they relate to the gastrocnemius muscle.

Plantaris Strain, Tear or Rupture: Symptoms & Treatment

11. Plantaris Strain, Tear or Rupture: Symptoms & Treatment

In this lesson, we will discuss what a plantaris muscle is and where it is located in the body. We will also discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment of a plantaris strain, tear, or rupture.

Soleus Muscle Pain, Strain or Tear: Causes & Treatment

12. Soleus Muscle Pain, Strain or Tear: Causes & Treatment

The soleus is one of the muscles located in the calf. This lesson will discuss the type of pain and injury that can occur in the soleus, including the causes and treatment.

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