and Alternative Medicine Therapies
its name suggests, tendonitis is a condition involving the tendons, those flexible,
fibrous bands of tissue that connect muscles to the bones. To be more precise,
tendons transmit the power of a muscle to move your bones.
pain occurs when tendons become irritated by tiny tears. Muscle movement becomes
painfully difficult when tendons become inflammed..
Causes of Tendonitis Pain
is the most common cause of tendonitis. Tendons which are called upon to perform
tasks they're not used to frequently become inflammed.
not surprising that many cases of tendonitis fall into the category of "sports
related injuries." Overly aggressive exercise programs are also responsible
for much tendonitis pain. "Tennis elbow" or "golfer's elbow" are both tendonitis
pain in the elbow but in different areas. "Jumper's knee" is caused
by overuse of the knee joint.
repetitive movements found in sports like swimming and bowling, there are many
in the workplace that produce tendonitis pain in the elbows, knees, hips and shoulders.
aging contributes to tendonitis pain as well. Tendons lose their elasticity over
the years and become more prone to injury.
the joint pain and stiffness of tendonitis is similar to that of bursitis
and arthritis, it's necessary to see a Pain Relief
Professional for a accurate diagnosis.
CAT scans and MRIs (magnetic resonance imaging) are all tools used by doctors
to diagnose tendonitis pain.
Pain Relief & Pain Management Medications
disadvantage of using medications for tendonitis pain relief and management is
the risk of addiction over an extended period of time. Medications can't cure
tendonitis pain, they're prescribed for the management of inflammation, spasms,
nerve pain and the side effects such as insomnia.
the danger of addiction, continuous use of pain medications can create serious
problems like digestive system and liver damage.
Sometimes, a corticosteroid is injected directly into the affected area of tendonitis
pain. However, this therapy should only be administered once or twice a year due
to the risk of serious side effects.
Pain Relief & Pain Management Therapies
medicine professionals offer tendonitis pain sufferers the option of natural pain
management and relief therapies without the risks of surgery and pharmaceutical
approaches. Besides being more conservative than the medical establishment's methods
of tendonitis pain relief, they're just as effective if not more so.
Relief Professionals connects you to natural, alternative medicine practitioners
of Acupuncture, Chiropractic and Naprapathy. The state licensed status of each
assures patients that their education and expertise in pain management exceeds
that of other unregulated alternative medicine healers.
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