Chapter 24. Tendinopathies

  1. Gary J. McCleane MD, FFARCSI, DA, DipIMC, Dip Pain Mang Consultant in Pain Management

Published Online: 30 JAN 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch24

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options

How to Cite

McCleane, G. J. (2008) Tendinopathies, in Pain Management: Expanding the Pharmacological Options, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300796.ch24

Author Information

  1. Rampark Pain Centre, Lurgan, Northern Ireland, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 JAN 2009
  2. Published Print: 6 JUN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405178235

Online ISBN: 9781444300796

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Keywords:

  • tendinopathies;
  • topical application of nitrates as glyceryl trinitrate (GTN);
  • lidocaine-containing patch - verified effect in certain pain conditions;
  • capsaicin effect in neuropathic pains and osteoarthritis;
  • oral tricyclic antidepressants (TCAs) in chronic pain conditions;
  • local injection of corticosteroids for painful tendon conditions;
  • Tropisetron and 5HT3 antagonist group of drugs;
  • extracorporeal shock-wave therapy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Topical options

  • Injections

  • Oral options

  • Others

  • Bibliography