Tendinitis or Tendinosis: Does Anyone Else Get These Terms Confused With Each-other?
Most massage therapists have been taught that pain in and around the tendons is a result of inflammation, however inflammation is no longer believed to be the cause of most overuse tendon injury. It has been recommended to move to the term tendinopathy as a general term for tendon pain. Below I have highlighted some key scetions from an open access paper thatgives massage therapists and overview of tendin pain
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Bass E. (2012). Tendinopathy: why the difference between tendinitis and tendinosis matters. Int J Ther Massage Bodywork. (OPEN ACCESS)