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Tendonitis

Tendonitis is an irritated or inflamed tendon that can develop anywhere in the body, but is most common in the shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels. Learn more about its causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention.

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Achilles tendon injuries

The Achilles tendon is the thick cord you can feel above the back of your heel. Find out about Achilles tendon injuries and how to prevent them happening.

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Rotator cuff injury

Rotator cuff injury is caused by a strain or tear in the muscles or tendons of your shoulder. Learn more about they symptoms and how to treat it.

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Shoulder pain

Pain in the shoulders has many different causes. The pain may occur in the joint itself, or in the many muscles, tendons and ligaments in the shoulders.

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Muscle aches and pains

General muscular aches and pains are common. They're often caused by the unfamiliar use or overuse of muscles, ligaments, tendons and fascia (the soft tissues that connect muscles).

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Ganglion cyst

A ganglion cyst is a collection of fluid on a joint or tendon. The cause of them is unknown. Find out more about the symptoms and treatment options available.

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Surgery for tennis elbow

Tennis elbow is caused by wear and tear of the tendons on the outside of your elbow. 9 in 10 people heal within a year without any treatment. The main benefit of surgery is to get relief from the symptoms more quickly.

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Bursitis

Bursitis is a condition where fluid-filled cushions called bursae, which protect areas where tendons cross bones and joints, become inflamed. Learn more here about the prevention and treatment of bursitis.

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Sever's disease

Sever's disease is a condition which occurs when the bones in the calf (the tibia and fibula) grow more quickly than the Achilles tendon. It affects children 8-14 years of age.

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Heel pain

A lot of people suffer from heel pain. Find out more about the symptoms, treatments and self-care options and when to seek medical attention from a specialist.

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