Tendinitis is a description that infers inflammation of a tendon, although often the condition is more a degeneration than an inflammation.

Synonyms: 
Tendonitis
Tendinopathy
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A discussion about the role of shockwave therapy for refractory patellar tendinopathy.

Patellar tendinitis

Part of a series by Mr (Dr) Charles Willis-Owen on lower limb overuse injuries.

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CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Trends in the theory that inflammation plays a causal role in tendinopathy: a systematic review and quantitative analysis of published reviews. Mosca MJ, Rashid MS, Snelling SJ, Kirtley S, Carr AJ and Dakin SG. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med. 2018; 4(1): e000332.


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