The tissue that attaches muscles to a bone is called a tendon. Tendons slide through a tunnel called the tendon sheath.

Tenosynovitis can affect any area of your body but it typically occurs in wrists, hands and feet. Some types of tenosynovitis include:

The method of treatment used will depend on what area of your body is affected and how long you have had tenosynovitis.

  • Anti-inflammatory medications may help decrease swelling and pain
  • Splitting or a brace may provide support and help rest the area
  • Steroid injections to reduce swelling

In severe cases your consultant may recommend surgery.

Get in touch

Fill in an enquiry form below or call us

Thank you

A member of the team will respond to you soon.

To continue to receive communications from Nuffield Health about our exclusive offers, products and services, then please tell us how you'd like to be contacted by ticking the relevant boxes below:

On occasion Nuffield Health may contact you with pertinent service information in regards to services we provide. Note that you can either amend or withdraw your consent at any time.

For information about where your personal data may be processed, how it may be processed and for details of our Data Protection Officer, please see our Privacy Policy.