Tag - tendinosis

YOUR THERAPIST IS LYING TO YOU! A blog on ‘tendonitis’

A topic I present on with some frequency is tendinopathy. Ever been diagnosed with a tendinitis or a tendinosis? Well these terms are now officially outdated with the preferred term being tendinopathy. Other then trying to confuse you, the real reason for the name change is tha ‘tendonitis’ and ‘tendinosis’ are [...]

Chronic Tendon Injury Blog 2 – Eccentrics Versus Slow Heavy Resistance

Part 1 of this tendon rehabilitation post looked at some new research supporting the role for isometric exercises. Although isometrics can be helpful to manage tendon pain in the short term, full range dynamic loading strategies give a better stimulus for muscle and tendon adaptations for long term rehabilitation. For [...]

Chronic Tendon Injury and the Role of Isometric Exercises

Tendon injuries from repetitive forceful loading in sport, weight training or some occupations can be debilitating. For example high volume jumping in volleyball or basketball, or frequent forceful use of tools in a worker, can lead to a slow deterioration of a tendon, which is generally called tendinopathy. Common symptoms [...]