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.