Tendinopathy

tendinopathy

Tendinopathies, frequent causes

Tendinopathies or tendon injuries are, along with muscle pathologies, one of the most important injuries physiotherapists can find at their daily practice. There are different lines of research trying to find out causes that may trigger this kind of injuries. We will talk about most common causes of tendinopathies guided by Javier Herraiz, EPTE®’s Teaching and Researching coordinator, in this post.

Read More
tendinopatia do tendão de aquiles

Achilles tendon tendinopathy. What is it and how to treat it

Achilles tendon tendinopathy is one of the most frequent injuries in running sports. The load will be a key element when it comes to an injury, as it happens in other tendinous structures. Overload, as well as an inadequate load adaptation, lack of load or sedentary life, will be risk factors to consider in this kind of injuries. The Achilles tendon, just like other tendons, has the following main functions: • transmission of power generated during muscle contraction. • and…

Read More
Tendinitis vs tendinopathies

What to do when a tendon hurts

“Tendinitis” is the coloquial word to describe the pathology affecting a tendon. This term is, nowadays, has almost fallen in disuse, as that doesn’t take into consideration the histological changes in the tissue. If we think to have the symptoms of a tendon damaged, we should visit a therapist. The physiotherapist has a wide range of tools for tendinopathies treatment. This article only has the purpose to provide some information about tendon pathology, but it doesn’t claim to substitute the…

Read More
EPTE treatment Achilles tendon course

Percutaneous electrolysis course in London

The percutaneous electrolysis EPTE® technique involves the application of a galvanic current through an acupuncture needle to accurately reach the damaged part of a tissue. It is currently used by more than 2,500 Physiotherapists, Doctors and Medical Practitioners in 26 different countries and this number continues to grow on a monthly basis. Both the basic and advanced course have been developed by leading experts in the Research and Training Physiotherapist department of EPTE®. The first course in the United Kingdom…

Read More

10 reasons to choose Percutaneous Electrolysis EPTE®

Tendinopathies or tendon lesions, which until recently were associated with tendinitis, account for around 35% of occupational diseases in EU countries, from 30 to 50% of athletes are affected by this type of Pathologies, as well as 5% of the sedentary population, being affected a high percentage of the patients who come to the clinics of the physiotherapists. Percutaneous Electrolysis has proven to be a very effective technique in the treatment of this type of injuries. There are several percutaneous electrolysis…

Read More
5 reason to visit a physiotherapist periodically

5 reasons why you should visit a physiotherapist – EPTE®

The physiotherapist labour is really important for the ones that practice sport as well as for everyone else. Nowadays practicing sport, by one-self or in a group, is a increasing trend and there are more and more people trying to improve the quality of their life. Here is an advice about why you should visit a physiotherapist. Find a physiotherapist: “Prevention is better than cure” As you increase the practice of sport, you will also boost the risk of injuries. And here is where…

Read More
Online Assistance

For any questions please contact us

Call to (+34) 960 606 200