Tendonitis & Tendinopathy Treatment

What is Tendonitis?

Tendons are flexible but inelastic cords of fibrous collagen tissue that attach the muscles to the bones throughout the body.

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What is Tendinopathy?

Tendinopathy occurs when small tears of the collagen within and around the tendon are caused by long-term overuse. As time goes on, this overuse leads to a deterioration of the tendon that, unlike tendonitis, does not involve significant inflammation.

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Treatment

Your treatment will vary greatly depending on whether the tendon issue is caused by inflammation, as with tendonitis, or by long-term degeneration, as with tendinopathy.

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How Physiotherapy Can Help

For both tendonitis and tendinopathy, flexibility and strength training guided by a physiotherapist can begin immediately. An individualized rehabilitation schedule is necessary because every injury is unique and the lifestyle and goals of patients can range.

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