What is Tendinosis?

It is a Chronic Tendon Injury. It is thought to be caused by microtears in the connective tissue in and around the tendon, leading to an increase in tendon repair cells. This may lead to reduced tensile strength, thus increasing the chance of tendon rupture.

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I rollied my ankle in late May, and I thought it was just sprained. I went to the doctor in early July because it wasn't healing, and the doctor...

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Sorry to hear about your ankle...

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Hello . I was diagnosed with..... partial tear in the supraspinatus tendon , and tendinosis of the subscapularis tendon in my right shoulder . Also...

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The partial tear and the inflammatory changes that you have in your tendons can be treated conservatively. Local...

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