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Tendonitis (also tenonitis or tendinitis) is an inflammation of a tendon. For example, patellar tendonitis (jumper's knee) is an inflammation of the patellar tendon, which connects the tibia to the patella.

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External links

  • Tendinitis/Bursitis provided by the American College of Rheumatology (http://www.healthtouch.com/bin/EContent_HT/showAllLfts.asp?lftname=ACR035&cid=HT)
  • Books about relieving tendinitis (http://bookstore.chirotx.com/subject_tendinitis.htm)
  • eMedicine Health Tendinitis (http://www.emedicinehealth.com/articles/5738-1.asp)

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Tendinitis- Health Encyclopedia and Reference (2028 words)
Tendinitis (also known as tendonitis) is an inflammation of a tendon (a band of fibrous tissue connecting muscle to bone) that causes pain, tenderness and occasionally, restricted movement of the muscle attached to the affected tendon.
Biceps tendinitis is inflammation of the biceps tendons that attach to the shoulder.
The most common causes of tendinitis are injury, overuse, infection of the tendon sheath or disease (tendinitis is evident in rheumatoid arthritis, gout and psoriatic arthritis).
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