tendonitis

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.

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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…

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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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