What is Tendinitis?
Tendinitis (informally also tendonitis), which means inflammation of the tendon (the suffix "itis" denotes conditions characterized by inflammation), is a type of tendinopathy typically confused with the more common tendinosis, that has identical symptoms however demands different remedy. The term tendinitis should be reserved for tendon injuries that involve larger-scale serious injuries associated with swelling. Typically tendinitis is known as by the body part involved, such as Achilles tendinitis (affecting the Achilles tendon), or patellar tendinitis (jumper's knee, affecting the patellar tendon). Common tendinitis injury Tendinitis injuries are common in...Continue Reading