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Tendonitis is a term often used to describe an inflamed and painful tendon.
Symptoms of tendonitis
The main symptoms of tendonitis are pain and inflammation in the affected tendon.
Diagnosing tendonitis
Tendonitis can be diagnosed by your GP based on your symptoms and an examination.
Treating tendonitis
An episode of tendonitis may only last for a few days. However, sometimes it can be more persistent and last for several weeks or months.
Preventing tendonitis
Resting the affected area can stop tendonitis getting worse. Strengthening the muscles around the tendon can help prevent it reoccurring.
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