Tendinopathies

Tendinopathy Symptoms and Tendinopathy Treatments in Dubai

Tendinopathy, also known as tendinosis, is a condition in which collagen in a tendon breaks down. This results in burning discomfort, as well as decreased flexibility and range of motion. Tendonitis can affect any tendon, however it is most frequent in the Achilles tendon. Tendons of the rotator cuff. Tendinopathy is a comprehensive term that refers to painful disorders that develop in and around tendons as a result of overuse.

Pain in the tendon is a common condition but still is not very clear on how to explain the origin of the pain. Overload is one of the factors causing this pathology although physical activity is not always associated directly with histopathology and looks like sports provoke the symptoms more than being the cause of the injury.

Tendinopathies are not easy to treat. It has been demonstrated that conservative treatment based on specific exercises (mainly eccentric) is useful to manage the pain and, that controlling the load is the key to a successful return to activity progression.

Their particular structure made them more susceptible to get injured. The most affected tendons are:

  • Achilles tendon
  • Patellar tendon
  • Supraspinatus tendon.

The Achilles and patella tendons are frequent sites for tendinopathy in athletes. The Achilles and lateral epicondyles are the most typically afflicted in the general population. Chronic tendon problems are described by a variety of terminology. Tendonitis is characterized by a sore tendon with histologic markers of inflammation. Tendinosis is a type of localized intrinsic degeneration that is characterized by swollen tendon nodes.