Conservative treatment of chronic Achilles tendinopathy
- Effective management strategies for osteoarthritis. Walker, Jennie // British Journal of Nursing;1/25/2011, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p81
Osteoarthritis (OA) is a chronic disease which affects a significant number of people during working life and retirement. The principle symptoms of OA are pain, stiffness, and potentially reduced movement and function of the affected joint. In severe OA the ability to engage in work or social...
- New views on old problem. // Mayo Clinic Health Letter;Jan2013, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p6
The article focuses on the issue of achilles tendon pain and how self-care in the early stages may resolve the problem. This pain is caused by the inflammation of the tendon, however, if it lasts for more than a few weeks, there could be a possibility of degenerative changes or deterioration of...
- Joint pain PM. Buccleugh, Kathleen // Overdrive;Jan2012, Vol. 52 Issue 1, p10
The article reports on the significance of exercise and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) on the prevention and treatment of joint pain.
- Researchers discourage athletes from NSAID overuse. // Reactions Weekly;12/15/2012, Issue 1432, p4
The article discusses research on the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID) prior to exercise, referencing a study by K. van Wijck and colleagues published in "Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise."
- THE MINEFIELD OF ACHILLES TENDINOPATHY MANAGEMENT--A CASE STUDY. CAROLAN, MICHAEL // SportEX Dynamics;Oct2013, Issue 38, p18
This case study is based on both personal and professional experience of injury and rehabilitation, and it looks at the pitfalls and difficulties that patients will come across. this experience was one I wished to share with fellow clinicians as it allowed me to see things from the perspective...
- Osteoarthritis Treatments: What Works? // HealthFacts;May2003, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p1
Discusses methods for treating osteoarthritis. Use of exercise to relieve pain caused by the disorder; Details on the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory agents and acetaminophen for the treatment of the disorder; Application of electrostimulation therapy.
- Delayed-Onset Muscle Soreness: Proposed Mechanisms, Prevention, and Treatment. Schutte, Lynne; Lambert, Mike I. // International SportMed Journal;2001, Vol. 2 Issue 4, p1
Delayed-onset muscle soreness (DOMS) is a common condition characterized by stiff, painful muscles after exercise, Exercise in which the muscles are stretched while resisting a load leads to high risk of DOMS, The muscle pain peaks about 24-48 hours after the exercise and can persist for up to a...
- THE CLINIC: Don't Ignore Clotting Problems. Pirelli, Frank; Simpson Jr., William M.; Miller, Todd; Daly, Dennis // Running & FitNews;Nov/Dec2013, Vol. 31 Issue 6, p15
The article offers tips from readers on dealing with clotting problems of a 56-year-old fitness walker. Frank Pirelli identifies the combination of low-dose aspirin, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and heavy physical activity as the cause of the patient's tendency toward bleeding...
- SIMPLE MEASURES TO IMPROVE HAND CONDITIONS. Bantick, Giles // Pulse;10/22/2005, Vol. 65 Issue 41, p52
Presents simple measures to improve hand conditions. Recommendation of doing simple things first in managing hand problems; Referral to a hand therapist for thenar cone strengthening exercises; Suggestion for the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory agents.