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Tennis Elbow Injury Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation for a tennis elbow injury will require patience, and of course the questions that run through your mind are very simple. What do I need to do? How do I do it? When should I do it? How long is the rehabilitation for my tennis elbow going to take? The answer to the last question is – As long as it takes!! The first thing to remember is that Tennis Elbow becomes a chronic problem if it isn’t looked after properly. In terms of tennis elbow […]

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What Is Tendonitis

Tendonitis (also tenonitis or tendinitis) is an inflammation of a tendon. For example, patellar tendonitis (jumper’s knee) is an inflammation of the patellar tendon, which connects the tibia to the patella. Chronic overuse of tendons leads to microscopic tears within the collagen matrix, which gradually weakens the tissue. Swelling in a region of microdamage or partial tear can be detected visually or by palpation. Increased water content and disorganised collagen matrix in tendon lesions may be detected by ultrasonography or magnetic resonance imaging. Due to their highly […]

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