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Achilles Tendon

Tendon Rehabilitation…What is the latest research?

Tendon strains are very common.

Torn achilles

Torn achilles

They occur frequently throughout the body, and limit your ability to do what you want. Achilles tendonitis and patellar tendonitis injuries cause pain with walking, running and being on your feet. Biceps tendonitis causes pain with sleeping, reaching and lifting overhead as does rotator cuff tendonitis.

Recent research on tendon injuries has shed new light on what the best exercises are, and in what order they should be given to the patient. why-and-how-exercise-is-the-best-treatment-for-tendinopathy

In the past, and currently, the exercise protocol for tendon repair has been eccentric exercises (slowly lengthening exercises). Here is an example: Continue reading “Tendon Rehabilitation…What is the latest research?” »

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165 Lilly Rd. NE, Suite B
Olympia, Washington 98506

360.455.8014

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All of our therapists, Linnea Comstock, Lori Waterman and Jeff Powney now provide in office treatments as well as telehealth.

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