Tendon disorders affect millions each year.


Understanding your condition and the available treatments can help you in your recovery. Common names for tendon disorders include: tendinitis or tendonitis, tendinosis, tendinopathy, lateral epicondylitis or tennis elbow, medial epicondylitis or golfer's elbow, Achilles tendinitis, IT band, patellar tendinitis or jumper's knee, tendon pain, and tendon injury. Here you will find an up-to-date summary of the scientific medical literature and a clear explanation of tendonitis treatments and treatments for tendon disorders. Knowledge of the available treatments will help you talk with your doctor and decide which treatment is best for you.