Referred pain is the term used when pain is felt at a different location to the source that is sending the pain signal. There are many kinds of referred pain, and some are easier to explain than others.
If you’ve ever suffered from a tendon injury, you will know that the recovery can be frustratingly long. Tendons are important tissues of the body, connecting muscles to bones and come in many different shapes and sizes. As we explain below, there are many reasons why tendon injuries can be difficult to treat.