Collagen is super crucial if you want to fix your tendon pain ( be it Plantar fasciitis, achilles Tendinopathy, tennis or golfers elbow or patello-femoral pain) . Here is where to get collagen from both by making it at home or selecting the right foods, plus a few supplement suppliersRead More
The stuff tendons put up with!
If you have tendon pain, the chances are you don’t really understand the concepts of load and capacity. Nature offers a smorgasboard of stresses and pressures to help you screw up your tendons. I think someone once said suffering is good for the soul, and tendons believed them . Tensile, compressive, and shearing loads can get a tendon pain party well and truly on the way!Read More
Tendons and Fluoroquinolone
Fluoroquinolone is a super popular drug! Its an antibiotic that appears in these trade names
- ciprofloxacin (Cipro)
- levofloxacin (Levaquin/Quixin)
- gatifloxacin (Tequin)
- moxifloxacin (Avelox)
- ofloxacin (Ocuflox/Floxin/Floxacin)
- norfloxacin (Noroxin)
The NHS explains the risks and rewards of these drugs here
An anti-inflammatory vinaigrette for your tendons
According to the tales of “old housewives” and the assurances of hippies, food does have a supportive role in helping tendon pain resolve itself.
There are famous anti-inflammatory foods that, when combined with a healthier lifestyle and actually doing specific exercises, really, really helps.Read More
Fix your tendon and fascia pain with a beetroot
On one level this article is speculation combined with exaggeration, optimism and good old fashioned hope.
It’s simply going to weave tendon pain together with current research on nitric oxide, glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) patches and beetroot.
Wish me luck!Read More
The wrist pain survey
Does wrist flexibility, or range of motion, correlate with things like wrist pain. If it does, it means I can fairly easily sort it the same way I fix Plantar Fasciitis
To help out in this research, get into this position and lean on your wrists until you feel a stretch ( but not discomfort!)Read More
pain and dysfunction
I see a lot of people in muscular pain and in particular those with tendonitis, tendinopathy or tendinosis (same thing, different words)
The reality is that there are lots of things you can do to ease pain and promote recovery or at the least , stop it getting worse .What I have noticed is that people who take an active role in their recovery , get better sooner.Read More