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Tendinitis: Causes, Risk Factors, Symptoms & Treatment


What is Tendinitis?

Tendinitis refers the inflammation of a tendon.  Tendons are strong fibers that hold muscles to bones and are less flexible than muscles are.  Placing to much tension on the muscle may cause the tendon to tear or stretch beyond its threshold and cause pain and inflammation.

Causes and Risk Factors of Tendinitis

  1. Age (>40)
  2. Overuse
  3. Impact
  4. Overloading the tendon
  5. Diabetes
  6. Gonorrhea or infection
  7. Antibiotics (ciprofloxacin/levofloxacin)
  8. Rheumatoid arthritis
  9. Gout
  10. Psoriatic arthritis
  11. Thyroid disorders

Tendinitis Symptoms

  1. Pain sudden or severe
  2. Frozen shoulder
  3. Knee, Hip, Ankle, Elbow, Hand, or Foot Pain

Treatment of Tendonitis

ASTR treats tendonitis in a gentle, effective, and natural way by addressing muscle imbalances, scar tissue, trigger points, fascia restrictions, inflammation, posture, body mechanics which are often the source of the pain. ASTR takes a holistic approach to address the root causes of pain, not just the symptoms. ASTR treatment can be done at home for tendonitis.

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