What Is Tendinitis?
Tendinitis (also called tendonitis) is an inflammation or irritation of a tendon, a thick cord that attaches bone to muscle.
What Causes Tendinitis?
Tendinitis is most often caused by repetitive, minor impact on the affected area, or from a sudden more serious injury.
-Gardening -Raking -Carpentry -Cleaning house -Shoveling
-Painting -Scrubbing -Tennis -Golf -Skiing -Throwing and pitching
-Incorrect posture at work or home -Poor conditioning before exercise
What Are the Symptoms of Tendinitis?
• Pain at the site of the tendon and surrounding area. Pain may gradually build up or be sudden and severe, especially if calcium deposits are present.
• Loss of motion in the shoulder, called "adhesive capsulitis" or frozen shoulder.