Latest Tendinosis Stories

2014-09-02 12:29:02

Painful stress fractures, tendonitis can be avoided by easing in to sports activities. CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Being physically active has long been applauded as an ingredient for good health--but, according to surgeons at the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons, doing too much too soon can wreak havoc on the feet and cause painful overuse injuries: tendonitis, ruptured tendons, and stress fractures, to name a few. A key strategy for preventing these common...

2014-06-10 23:06:45

The 2014 World Cup is fast approaching and everyone is wondering if Ronaldo will be able to play for Portugal, says Darras. Now is a great time for players to double check their disability insurance coverage protection. Ontario, CA (PRWEB) June 10, 2014 Cristiano Ronaldo recently suffered a muscle injury to his left thigh and has now been diagnosed with tendinosis. Unlike tendonitis, which is an inflammation of the tendon, tendinosis is caused by chronic overuse and means damage to the...

2014-04-04 23:30:27

Specialized podiatry team offers pioneering care for sports related injuries. Advanced treatment options now available in Hudson County. Hoboken, NJ (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 CarePoint Health – Hoboken University Medical Center now offers cutting-edge reconstructive surgery of the foot and ankle. A specialized podiatry team, led by Dr. Thomas Azzolini, leverages expertise, experience and advancements in technology to offer procedures and techniques that enhance healing, allow for fast...

2014-03-17 16:27:47

ROSEMONT, Ill., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- No one likes getting older. In addition to the complaints of gray hair and wrinkles, there are other more serious concerns. Adults over age 60, for example, are far more likely to suffer from tendon injuries. Tendons are the tissues that connect muscle to bone and facilitate joint movement. Unfortunately, once injured, there are few if any options likely to restore normal tendon structure or function....

2013-12-02 10:03:20

Ultrasound-guided delivery of platelet-rich plasma (PRP) improves functionality and reduces recovery time in athletes with degenerative disease in their tendons, according to a study being presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA). PRP therapy is a recent development in which blood is collected from the patient and then spun in a centrifuge to separate the PRP from other blood components. The PRP is then injected under ultrasound guidance...

2013-04-24 16:10:28

Male athletes are the group most likely to tear their Achilles tendon, according to a new study published in the April 2013 issue of Foot & Ankle International (FAI), A SAGE journal. The activity most likely to cause the injury was basketball, and NBA players such as Kobe Bryant have been in the news lately for this exact injury. Drs. Steven Raikin, David Garras and Philip Krapchev reviewed 406 records from patients at one clinic diagnosed with Achilles tendon injuries from August 2000...

2013-02-03 23:03:03

Skechers Lawsuit Alleges Skechers Shape-Ups Toning Shoes Caused Plaintiffs Ankle to Collapse Causing Serious Tendon Injuries including Achilles tendinitis, tendinosis while Wearing Skechers Shape-Ups Toning Shoes During Daily Activities Dayton, OH (PRWEB) February 03, 2013 The defective products liability law firm of Wright & Schulte LLC has filed a Skechers Shape-Ups injury lawsuit on behalf of an Ohio woman who suffered tendinitis, tendinosis, strain, and trapped nerves in her foot,...

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