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Treat Tendonitis Effectively With Chinese Medicine

“OH..!! Isn’t there a cure for this Tendonitis damn…! It feels like it’s on fire…” This is how it feels when you undergo the pain when you have Tendonitis! Well it seems you have hit the right spot… Acupuncture and Chinese medicines are one of the oldest and proven remedies to treat many conditions and especially those that are accompanied with severe pain. This post will explain briefly about the condition, its causes, and symptoms and how traditional treating methods can help in treating them effectively!!

Tendonitis in detail….

What is a Tendon??

Tendons are nothing but the tissue that attaches muscles to the bones… It is a tough however flexible band of fibrous tissues.

What is Tendonitis?

The tendons sometimes become inflated for a number of reasons, and your muscles get irritated and pulled up. This affects the normal smooth gliding motion of your tendon because of which they become inflamed and movement of these tendons causes severe pain. This is called Tendonitis, and literally means inflammation of the tendon.

There are many types of Tendonitis:

There are many types of Tendonitis;

  • Foot Tendinitis
  • Extensor Tendinitis
  • Finger Tendinitis
  • Elbow Tendinitis or Tennis Elbow
  • Dequervains Tendinitis
  • Calcific Tendinitis
  • Bicep Tendinitis
  • Ankle Tendinitis
  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adductor Tendinitis

How Do I Know I Have It??

Symptoms of Tendonitis are really good and clearly felt; that they alert us of worse things. Pain that is caused is directly proportional to that of the damage that tissue had suffered. Damaged tendon tissues will feel tight and as if ropey cords which contact all the time. Sharp pain in some cases include aching and some discomfort while moving elbow or wrist.

Symptoms of Tendonitis

Tendonitis has distinctive symptoms that are always bothering you until you take proper care for it.

  • Tenderness directly over the tendon
  • Pain with movement of muscles and tendons
  • Swelling of the tendon

The Normal Risk Factors

Repetitive movements, trauma, thermal injuries, and use some antibiotics such as levofloxacin and ciprofloxacin, smoking tobacco are some of the most common risk factors that one usually has before the symptoms worsen for the condition, Tendonitis. People with certain diseases such as obesity, rheumatoid arthritis and diabetes are also prone to develop conditions such as Tendonitis.

How Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Helps Here??

Acupuncture is one of the world’s oldest treatments. It enriches blood tissues and helps relieve tendonitis symptoms naturally. If you’d like to find out more about the benefits of Chinese medicine and acupuncture in managing your pain conditions, call us on 1300 432 639.

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Written by

Dr Scott Ling
Dr. Scott Ling is the Chief Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Acupuncturist and the founder of Sustain Health. He holds a PHD Doctorate Degree in Chinese medicine from Guangzhou University of Chinese Medicine. Dr Ling’s extensive qualifications also include a Master of Reproductive Medicine (western medicine). Due to his unique medical background, Dr Ling’s approach stresses on the integration of Chinese and Western medicine to ensure patients get the greatest benefits from the best of both medical systems.
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