A type of tendinitis. The most common cause of Golfer's Elbow is overuse. The injury is most frequently caused by extreme force or repetitive movements of the wrist and fingers, both of which cause the tendon to be pulled away from the point of insertion into the bone. Apart from sports, the injury could happen during painting, hammering, typing, or any other repetitive activity that involves the hands, wrists or arms.

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Tennis Elbow


A type of tendinitis, the swelling of tendons. It is the most common reason that people see their doctors for elbow pain.

Any repetitive gripping activities, especially if they use the thumb and first two fingers, may contribute to tennis elbow. It usually develops over time and might result from Tennis, Squash, Weight Lifting, Carpentry, Typing, Painting, Raking, Knitting.

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Achilles Tendinosis

Achilles tendinosis starts with repeated small tears in the tendon. These tears may cause no obvious symptoms. Or they may cause mild to severe pain during movement. As the tearing continues, the leg may weaken and the tendon pain may become constant. Abnormal growths (nodules) may form in the tendon, and it may thicken.

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patellar tendinitis

Like the Tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow, Jumper's Knee is a form of tendinitis. It is an overuse injury from repetitive overloading of the extensor mechanism of the knee. The microtears exceed the body's healing mechanism unless the activity is stopped.

The injury occurs to athletes in many sports.

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