A tendon is connective tissue that attaches a muscle to a bone. You may have noticed any of the following: pain that is worse with movement, a grating or crackling sensation as it moves, swelling, redness, feels warm to touch, weakness, a lump. Frequently affected areas include the elbow (tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow), the back of the heel (achilles tendon). Many other tendons in the body can develop tendonitis. A similar condition affecting the ligament that supports the arch of the foot and produces very sharp pain in the bottom of the heel is Plantar Fasciitis. Patients frequently seek help from these treatments:

Osteopathy/Acupuncture/Combined Remedial Treatment/Massage/Reflexology