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It’s NOT Tendinitis!

It’s NOT Tendinitis!

Tendinitis is the most misdiagnosed condition of the human body!  What’s worse?  What you’re trying to do to fix your tendinitis is actually making you worse! Tendinitis (Yes, I am spelling it right. I’m not sure why the spelling of tendon gets changed when used in this context) is characterized as an INFLAMMATORY condition of […]

So You Got A Cortisone Shot!….Now What?

So You Got A Cortisone Shot!….Now What?

So you got a cortisone shot.  Now what? At least that’s the question you should ask yourself.  You see, cortisone works great at eliminating inflammation – that’s the point of the injection – but inflammation is just the result of an underlying problem.  Cortisone does nothing to fix that!  The result, as some of you […]

Is It Tendinitis?

Is It Tendinitis?

Does this sound familiar? You develop pain, and it’s getting worse. You pull out your computer and search for what’s wrong. The search reveals “tendinitis.” Looking at the treatment options, you decide to take a couple weeks off, ice twice a day, stretch as often as you can and take pain relievers when needed. Things […]

Is It Tendinitis?

Is It Tendinitis?

Tendinitis and tendinosis. One you’ve probably heard before.  The other, probably not. While they both sound the same, in reality they are worlds apart. Tendinitis is, by definition, inflammation of a tendon.  Tendinosis on the other hand is defined as chronic tendinitis and implies chronic tendon degeneration without the presence of inflammation. Basically, one is […]

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