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Thursday
Sep202012

Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an inflammation of a tendon. By nature, tendinitis is a chronic condition with an initial acute inflammatory stage.

Tendons are made up of dense collagen fibers, and attach muscles to bones. They have limited blood supply, and their health can be easily compromised in the areas of friction and compression. When a tendon gets injured, the limited blood supply causes the slow healing process of the tendons.

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