tendinitis

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…

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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…

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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…

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Whatsapp injuries for neck, fingers and wrists

Whatsapp is living a big increase and spread of its use, but this leads to a growth of the dangers and the injuries caused by use of mobile phones. Kenneth K. Hansraj, chief of spine surgery at New York Spine Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine, made a study showing how the position of the neck while reading or texting increases the weigth of the head on the neck. In addition to this, wrists and fingers may suffer from some problems, the so called “WhatsAppitis”.

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