Tendinitis and tendinosis
Tendinitis and Tendinosis (sometimes called chronic tendinitis, chronic tendinopathy), is the acute and chronic inflammation of a tendon. Generally acute and chronic tendon injuries are referred to by the body part involved, such as Tennis Elbow, Golfer's Elbow, Achilles Tendinitis or Jumper's Knee.
Muscle strain (or pull) refers to damage to a muscle or its attaching tendons. You can put undue pressure on muscles during the course of normal daily activities, with sudden heavy lifting, during sports, or while performing work tasks.
The tearing of the muscle can also damage small blood vessels, causing local bleeding, or bruising, and pain caused by irritation of the nerve endings in the area.
Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and the leading cause of chronic disability. In the UK it affects 33% of people above 45 years as well as 49% of women and 42% of men aged over 75. Arthritis Research UK
OA is the most common condition Surecell clinics are treating with PRP. In September 2014 alone, Surecell clinics have treated over 400 OA patients with PRP.
Bursitis is the inflammation or irritation of the bursa, a fluid-filled sac located between bone, muscle, tendons, and skin, that decreases rubbing, friction, and irritation. It is most often caused by repetitive, minor impact on the area, or from a sudden, more serious injury, It's most common in elbows, shoulders, hips, knees, and the Achilles tendon. Bursitis, which is painful, is more common in people over 40.