This article is only about sports-induced inflammations. An inflamed achilles tendon or forearm can be pretty annoying, especially if you want to go on with your training routine. A lot of people don't take inflammations all that serious, just warm up and keep going. But an acute inflammation can turn into an a chronic (permanent) inflammation and lead to muscle atrophy (a state where muscles and tendons get weaker) and in the worst case it all ends with a bang => complete rupture of your achilles tendon or whatever. Learn more about sports injuries at sports injuries main.