Tendons are thick fibrous cords connecting muscle to bone. Tendinitis is inflammation or irritation of the tendon. This results in pain and tenderness near the joint.
The most common areas of tendonitis are your shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees, and heels.
Various tendonitis problems are known by the following names:
- Tennis elbow
- Golfer’s elbow
- Jumper’s knee
- Swimmer’s shoulder