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Tendonitis is one of the most misdiagnosed and poorly understood injuries that athletes and workers may encounter in their lifetime. Even the word "tendonitis" itself is a misnomer because from the research we understand that tendinopathy is primarily a non-inflammatory proliferation disorder with minimal to no inflammation. It seems everyone has an opinion on what to do about tendinopathy from rest to ice to old wives tales to get this pesky injury to go away. This book seeks to change that by taking an in-depth look at one of the most commonly diagnosed orthopaedic conditions and provides a systematic approach to its resolution.
Overcoming Tendonitis is a multi-faceted book that covers all topics related to tendinopathy from understanding the best available scientific research to relating the highly trained clinical rehabilitation experience its authors. It delves into the physiological understanding and process of tendinopathy to explain why the function and signs and symptoms of the tendon may differ between stages. It takes a look at the myths surrounding tendinopathy and the pain neuroscience education that can often make the rehabilitation process more complicated. It also gives guidance to patients and medical practitioners to comprehend an overview of the most scientifically accurate recommendations for treatment application. This book is a must-have manual for clinicians who are interested in comparing the efficacy of the multitude of interventions available in today's rehabilitation landscape. It is a useful tool for patients who are experiencing tendon issues and are in need of direction for their rehabilitation in conjunction with their physical therapist. If you or someone you know are one of the millions of individuals who has dealt with the confusing, frustrating, and painful diagnosis of "tendonitis," this book is for you.