I’m seeing more and more cases of tendinitis nowadays, specifically among the active and young population including athletes and yuppies. Supposed to be that problems with the joints, like arthritis, would start creeping up as we get older, but this is a new disturbing pattern that we are seeing.
It’s alarming but it certainly isn’t something that should stop you from what you do whether you are an athlete or a performer. However, it can be irritating and in some extreme cases, it can cause enough trouble to render you immobile on one limb so it should be taken seriously.
Tendinitis is the inflammation of a tendon. Tendons are made up of tough inelastic tissue that connects your muscles to bone. Some people confuse tendons from ligaments, which attach bone to bone and keep them stable together. Tendons allow movement to occur, while ligaments stabilize structures. With repetitive movement however, tendons have the tendency to get inflamed which causes pain and discomfort to the joint.Read More »from Tendinitis: The young man’s arthritis