Overuse Injuries

Richard G. Chang, Lissa Hewan-Lowe, Elena Nehrbass, Aaron Bolds, Jonathan Sukumar, Joseph E. Herrera

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Overuse injuries result from repetitive stress placed on the body that then causes injury to various tissue leading to pain and debility. Tissues that are affected include tendons, bone, periosteum, nerves, and bursa. This chapter will review the basic presentation, diagnosis, and treatment options for each condition.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationRheumatology for Primary Care Providers
Subtitle of host publicationA Clinical Casebook
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages31
ISBN (Electronic)9783030806996
ISBN (Print)9783030806989
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2021


  • Bursitis
  • Bursopathy
  • Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS)
  • Periostitis
  • Peripheral nerve entrapment
  • Repetitive strain
  • Shin splints
  • Stress fracture
  • Tendinopathy


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