inflammation Tag

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

Astym treatment is a regenerative therapy provided by specially trained (and certified) physical and occupational therapists. Instruments are applied topically (on top of the skin) to locate dysfunctional (unhealthy) soft tissue, and to transfer pressure and shear forces to the underlying soft tissue structures. The...

The tough band of tissue that connects your heel bone to your toes is called the plantar fascia. It supports the arch of your foot, and when it becomes irritated or degenerated, then you have what is called plantar fasciitis (other names include: plantar fasciosis,...

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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