What activities can increase my risk for a tendon tear?

Tendon tears happen when too much force impacts your tendon.

Premier Physician Network (PPN) physicians say there are a variety of things that can increase your risk of a tendon tear, including:

  • Cortisone injections
  • Overuse of a tendon
  • Previous injuries
  • Some sports

Talk to your doctor to learn more about activities that can increase your risk for a tendon tear.

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