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Scottish Footballer Ross Matthews Shares Experience Receiving Shockwave Therapy for Chronic Foot Injury

Shockwave therapy delivers high-powered energy to a focal location to try & speed the body’s natural healing. It influences cell inflammation and can improve blood flow to areas with limited circulation. The technology was developed in Munich Germany in the 1970s to break up kidney stones has shown promising results in orthopedic studies for tendon …

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Living With Knee Osteoarthritis

Non-surgical treatment of osteoarthritis revolves around restoring function and mobility while reducing pain. One of the first contributions to worsening pain is weight. For each pound that is lost, 4 pounds of pressure is taken off your knees! That’s a natural 401K plan for your body so start contributing to it!    Exercise and physical therapy …

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Achilles Tear Treatment

Achilles tear treatment takes into account age, activity level, and severity of the injury. Athletes and younger individuals with complete tears may require surgery, while older or more sedentary patients commonly choose non-surgical approaches. Non-surgical approaches include rest, pain relievers, casting, physical therapy, Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (EWST), Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP),  Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC), …

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Shoulder Tendinosis: What Is It?

The shoulder is composed of a team of 4 tendons that make up the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff stabilizes the shoulder and allows motion at the joint. Through overuse, poor posture, improper mechanics, or trauma; rotator cuff tendons can wear down. This degeneration leads to chronic pain and discomfort at the shoulder with particular …

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Knee Tendinosis: What Is It?

The patella tendon attaches the bottom of the knee cap to the top of the shin bone. Upon repetitive stress and low blood supply, the tendon can begin to degenerate. This degeneration can lead to Patellar tendinosis or Jumper’s knee. Typically, pain presents at the front of the knee. This is usually felt while squatting …

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Elbow Tendinosis: What Is It?

Tendons connect the forearm to the inside and outside aspect of the elbow. Due to low blood supply and constant use, these tendons are at an increased risk of repetitive use injuries. Elbow tendinosis occurs during overuse and tightening of muscles near the wrist and forearms putting excessive strain on the tendons.  In lateral epicondyle …

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