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Tendon Adaptation to Sport-specific Loading in Adolescent Athletes.

Tendon adaptation due to mechanical loading is controversially discussed. However, data concerning the development of tendon thickness in adolescent athletes is sparse. 269 more words


Study Sees Link Between High Cholesterol and Tendon Trouble

Chronic inflammation could explain possible connection, researchers theorize.

High cholesterol levels may increase your risk of tendon problems and pain, a new study suggests.

Tendons are the tough fibers connecting the body’s muscles and bones. 184 more words

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Getting Back in the Swing

In my previous post, I jumped to the conclusion that my ankle symptoms pointed to Achilles Tendinitis. I may well have been wrong, and I think I was in regard to the source of the discomfort. 521 more words


Flexor Tendon Lacerations

Flexor tendon injuries can be devastating, life-changing events. The flexor tendons are the ‘ropes’ that make your fingers move. If they get cut, it’s a very big problem. 29 more words


Achilles Tendinosis.

In Greek mythology, Achilles was the Greek hero of the Trojan War, and the central character of Homer’s Iliad. This seemingly indestructible warrior was brought down by Apollo, who managed to shoot an arrow into his achilles tendon. 832 more words

Injury File


A less palatable dine-out meal tends to disappoint me but a delicious one sure brightens up my day.

When I was in Tanjong Pagar last week, I came across Tendon Ginza Itsuki, a Japanese tendon specialty restaurant. 708 more words