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What Is Tendonitis, and How Is It Treated?

What Is Tendonitis, and How Is It Treated?

Tendonitis is a common problem, affecting athletes, office workers, and musicians alike. Indeed, it can affect almost any part of the body, though it’s most common in the tendons of the shoulders, elbows, wrists, and knees. Some of the most frequent types include patellar tendinitis (or “jumper’s knee”), lateral epicondylitis in the elbow (or “tennis elbow”), and Achilles tendinitis. As […]

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Your Shoulder Pain May Actually Be Coming From Bicep Tendinitis

Biceps tendinitis is an inflammation of the upper end of the long head of the biceps tendon. The biceps muscle in front of the arm has two tendinous origins in the shoulder: the long head from the glenoid (socket part of shoulder joint) and the short head from the coracoid bone (bone present in front […]

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Do You Have Biceps Tendinitis?

Our everyday, busy lifestyle can lead to a condition known as bicep tendinitis. If you feel pain in your arm during simple tasks you may have strained your bicep muscles. Here’s what you need to know about treating a bicep strain or bicep tendinitis before it worsens. The biceps muscle has two heads that are located […]

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