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You can usually ease symptoms of tendonitis with rest, ice packs, and support, such as a brace. A GP may suggest painkillers or physiotherapy.
Tendonitis is the swelling (inflammation) of a tendon, which is a thick cord attaching a muscle to a bone. It can cause joint pain and stiffness.
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