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Tendinopathy is usually used as another word for tendinitis.

Some medical professionals use tendinopathy to discribe accute or more severe tendinitis.

Under the latter definition when does tendinitis become tendinopathy

  • Severe inflammation of a tendon can be considered tendinopathy.
  • Tendinitis that you can't seem to get rid of is considered tendinopathy.
  • Recurring tendinitis is considered tendinopathy.

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