The Basics of Ruptured Tendons

Tendons are the fibrous tissue that your body needs to attach muscle to bone. The forces and resistance that is applied to a tendon during its daily usage can be more than 5 times your body weight. Because of this, occasionally tendons can rupture or snap. Some particular conditions that can cause a rupture include ...

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis
Cause of Achilles Tendonitis Achilles tendonitis is typically not related to a specific injury. The problem results from repetitive stress to the tendon. This often happens when we push our bodies to do too much, too soon, but other factors can make it more likely to develop tendonitis, including: Sudden increase in the amount or ...

Tendonitis In The Foot Treatment


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Tendonitis In The Foot Treatment
The RICE method The RICE method has been implemented by doctors and proven to work in many situations. Having an injury to the foot can be annoying, but can be quickly healed with Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation. With a little support of Optimal Blood Flow, there are medical devices out there that have proven to ...

What is Achilles Tendonitis? Comments

What is Achilles Tendonitis?
Achilles tendonitis is a common condition that causes pain along the back of the ankle. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body. It connects the calf muscle with the base of the heel, and it is used when walking, running or jumping. The Achilles tendon can withstand great stresses, and this is ...