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What is the difference between a sprained ankle and tendonitis?

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Dr. Eric Bluman
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Ligament vs. tendon

Sprains are injuries to ligaments (tissues holding bones to other bones).
These are injuries of the joint capsule. Tendonitis is a disorder of tendons (tissues that connect muscles to bone).

In brief: Ligament vs. tendon

Sprains are injuries to ligaments (tissues holding bones to other bones).
These are injuries of the joint capsule. Tendonitis is a disorder of tendons (tissues that connect muscles to bone).
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