A tendon is the white fibrous end of a muscle, which connects the muscle to the bone.


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Understanding Acute Muscle and Tendon Injuries about the Knee

This article explains the more common kinds of acute muscle and tendon injury around the knee.

Injuries to muscle and tendon are some of the most common injuries seen in the doctor's office (refs 1 & 2). A large majority of these injuries are as a result of sporting participation but they are also common in everyday activities especially when the activity isn't part of a persons normal routine. Despite the fact that muscle and tendon injuries make up a reasonable proportion of a doctor's case load physicians receive relatively limited training in musculoskeletal injury...