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Back pain can be sudden or gradual; mild or debilitating. As we have mentioned in previous posts the treatment for back pain depends on the precise cause of the pain as well as how much it interferes with your quality of life.
Tendonitis is inflammation in a tendon, which is the tissue that connects muscle to the bone. This condition causes pain or feelings of tenderness primarily around joints such as the knee, foot, elbow and shoulder.
Recent studies indicate that chronic pain associated with a physical injury may be influenced by stress and emotional issues. In addition, several studies have found that 15-30% of patients with chronic pain also suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).