AUGUST 2017 The Therapy Bulletin The Newsletter About Your Health And Caring For Your Body “I Finally Found Relief for My Shoulder Pain?”
Signs You May Be Suffering From Tendonitis
The tendons are what connect your muscles to the bones. Under normal circumstances, your tendons can handle a lot of work and force, but when they are over-worked, they become inflamed, causing you pain. Tendonitiscanoccurpracticallyanywhere inthebody,but ismostcommon inthehips,knees,wrists,elbows,andshoulders.Thereasonforthis isquite simple:poorpostureoveraperiodoftime. Ifyouareatacomputerorsitting for a good part of the day, your shoulders tend to slouch forward and your back muscles weaken. How’s Your Posture? Poor posture weakens your back muscles, affecting your ability to do normal everyday tasks. The weakened muscles and poor posture place abnormalstrainontheshoulders,elbows,knees,andhiptendons.Therefore, depending on where the greatest strain is placed, you will most likely experience tendonitis. Tendonitis can be short-lived, but can also become chronic in nature and last for a long time. Chronic tendonitis actually disintegrates the quality of your tendons over time and can lead to tearing. Most people experience tendonitisonagradualbasis.Atfirst itmaybesoreness,but ifthe irritation continues, it can become excruciating pain, affecting your ability to do many simple activities. Tendonitis can also come from injuries that strain the tendons. This can be from a direct blow like a fall or an overstretching injury in a sports activity. Treatment Tendonitis is very treatable with the right kind of physical therapy. Our specialists helped thousands of people with tendonitis get back to doing the things they love. Whether your problem is new or old, having a good understanding of the mechanics of your body and identifying the source of the problem leads to a quick recovery. Calltodayto learnmorehowourspecialtyprogramscanquicklyrelieveyour pain and get you back to the activities you love!
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