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

  • Age (>40)
  • Overuse
  • Impact
  • Overloading the tendon
  • Diabetes
  • Gonorrhea or infection
  • Antibiotics (ciprofloxacin/levofloxacin)
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Gout
  • Psoriatic arthritis
  • Thyroid disorders


Tendinitis Symptoms

  • Pain sudden or severe
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Knee, Hip, Ankle, Elbow, Hand, or Foot Pain


Treatment of Tendonitis

ASTR treats tendonitis by finding the source of the pain and treat accordingly.  ASTR may address things like scar tissue, fascia restriction, trigger point, and lifestyle.  The treatment is noninvasive, holistic, and virtually pain free.