Tendinosis

Astym Therapy added to curriculum It is a new era in preparing clinicians to be effective therapists. Staying at the forefront of research and innovation is crucial. In recognition that excellence brings rewards, Duquesne’s Physical Therapy program has added certification in Astym Therapy to its curriculum....

You need to first determine the underlying cause of your tendon pain. Is your tendonitis (also called tendinitis) caused by inflammation? If so, then it is the kind of tendinopathy that the healthcare system is best at resolving in short order. The traditional treatments for inflammatory...

Elite runners alternate between intensive physical training and recovery to improve performance. However, many runners fail to maintain a balance between intensity of training and appropriate recovery, resulting in a breakdown of tissue reparative mechanisms which eventually leads to overuse injuries. Historically, these injuries have...

Because it’s probably tendinosis. Often, chronic tendonitis (also spelled tendinitis), which lasts more than 6 weeks is really tendinosis (also spelled tendonosis). The difference is that acute, short-term tendonitis is thought to be caused by inflammation, which is an active immune response of the body...

Tendons are the tough tissue that connects your muscles to your bones. Often, tendons become painful and limit movement. For years, almost all conditions of painful tendons were referred to as tendonitis.  Tendonitis (also spelled tendinitis) literally means that a tendon has inflammation, so doctors...

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