Tendons are tough, flexible, ropy fibers that connect muscle to bone. Tendons vary in size and shape. And they glide smoothly over muscles as the body moves.

Current as of: November 14, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma