Overuse Injuries: Tendinopathy

Research indicates that 1 in 10 people will experience tendon pain at some point in their life.

Tendinopathy is a common condition caused by an overload applied to a tendon, most commonly affecting the ankle, hip, knee, and shoulder.

Why do tendon injuries take so long to heal?

Tendon Pain in Runner

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.