How does tendinopathy differ from bursitis?
Near the tendons are your bursae, cushiony, fluid-filled sacs that allow for smooth gliding in the spots where your tendons and other moving parts would otherwise rub against your bones. When a bursa gets inflamed, a condition known as bursitis, it can feel similar to tendinopathy, with localized pain and swelling. Tendon troubles usually cause pain only during movement, where bursitis might hurt even at rest.
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