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What is the difference between hyperextending & tendonitis?

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Dr. Ki-Hon Lin
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Difference

Hyperextending specifically refers to abnormally increased extension of a joint (i.
e. The joint goes beyond straight). Tendonitis simply refers to inflammation of a tendon.

In brief: Difference

Hyperextending specifically refers to abnormally increased extension of a joint (i.
e. The joint goes beyond straight). Tendonitis simply refers to inflammation of a tendon.
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