Caused by overuse of a joint, it could lead to tearing of tendons in severe cases. It is characterized by swelling, pain, and tenderness in the affected joint. The condition can be treated using anti-inflammatory medications.

A condition in which the tissue connecting muscle to bone becomes inflamed. Inflammation of the tendon, a thick tissue that connects muscles to bones.
  • tendinitis
  • overuse tendinopathy

Consult a doctor for medical advice

Sources:  Mayo Clinic and others.

Very common

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Cases per year

More than 3 million cases per year in US

Treatment from medical professional advised

Often requires lab test or imaging

Can last several months or years

Urgent medical attention recommended in severe cases

Common for ages 35-50

Doctor will ask about symptoms.

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