Overuse Injury


What is the difference Between Tendonitis, Tendonosis, and Tendinopathy?

The three common terms used to refer to tendon injuries or overuse injuries are extremely confusing. Much of the time, the difference between these entities is not apparent at all and they seem to be used interchangeably. Since there also exists disagreement among practitioners as to what internal changes actually constitute what condition, the layperson is left even more befuddled. Both tendonitis and tendonosis are much more common terms than tendonopathy.

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What is Bursitis? Its Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention

Bursitis involves inflammation or irritation of the bursa of a joint. The word bursitis comes from the word bursa and "itis" which means inflammation.

A bursa is a small, synovial fluid containing sac surrounded by a membrane. These sacs act as cushions for the joints. Located in areas that are subject to friction, as when a muscle or tendon is pulling around a corner or over a bone, their purpose is to cushion and lubricate the tissues.Bibliography item acr not found.,Bibliography item jhwhite not found.

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Medial Glute Weakness and Iliotibial Band Tightness

Shortening of the iliotibial band (ITB) has been considered to be associated with low back pain (LBP). It is theorized that ITB tightness in individuals with LBP is a compensatory mechanism following hip abductor muscle weakness. However, no study has clinically examined this theory. The purpose of this study was to investigate the muscle imbalance of hip abductor muscle weakness and ITB tightness in subjects with LBP.

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