Tendinopathy West Jordan UT

Looking for information on Tendinopathy in West Jordan? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around West Jordan that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find information on Tendinopathy in West Jordan.

Hugh S West Jr., MD
(801) 314-4900
5848 S 300 E
Murray, UT
Business
Intermountain Orthopaedic Specialty Group
Specialties
Orthopedics

Data Provided By:
Dr.Les Harris
(801) 568-3480
3584 West 9000 South #304
West Jordan, UT
Gender
M
Speciality
Orthopedic Surgeon
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
5.0, out of 5 based on 2, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Gary Richard Zeluff
(801) 568-3480
3584 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

Data Provided By:
Wade M Sessions
(801) 568-3480
3584 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

Data Provided By:
Verl A Jensen, DMD
(801) 254-6900
10338 S Redwood Rd
South Jordan, UT
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

Data Provided By:
Stuart C Marshall
(801) 568-3480
3584 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery

Data Provided By:
Armen Khachatryan
(801) 568-3480
3584 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
Specialty
Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery of the Spine

Data Provided By:
Charles Beck, MD
West Jordan, UT
Specialty
Orthopaedic Sugeon

Data Provided By:
Mark Carl Thomas, MD
(801) 569-8929
3570 W 9000 S
West Jordan, UT
Specialties
Orthopedics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Denver Co 80262
Graduation Year: 1971

Data Provided By:
Timothy Elison, DDS
(801) 446-3549
9672 Vance Ct
South Jordan, UT
Specialties
Orthodontics/Dentofacial Orthopedics

Data Provided By:
Data Provided By:

Best Treatment for Tendinopathy

It’s not clear what is the best treatment for tendinopathy. That’s the conclusion of researchers reviewing all the published studies on the topic. Tendinopathy refers to a painful tendon condition caused by overuse. Although it feels like it, it’s not the same as tendonitis. There’s pain but no actual inflammation.

Treatment has traditionally focused on providing anti-inflammatory measures. This has included nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), steroid injections, and physical therapy modalities. Stretching and strengthening exercises have always been a part of the standard treatment approach.

More recently, shock wave therapy, low-level laser therapy, sclerotherapy, and growth factors and stem cell treatment have been added. The results of all treatment methods were compared by performing a literature review. The authors summarized the results of 177 studies. They did not evaluate the quality of the work done.

For the most part, it appears that NSAIDs and cortisone injections offer short-term relief. There just isn’t a long-term benefit of these treatments. Results using heat and light modalities seem inconsistent. But this may be more likely to occur because of how the studies were conducted. Without consistent methods and measures, it’s difficult to compare one study to another.

The most effective treatment may be eccentric lengthening exercises, sclerotherapy, and nitric oxide patches. Eccentric exercises are done by placing the affected muscle in a shortened position then lengthening the muscle against resistance.

Sclerotherapy is the injection of a chemical to produce scarring in the blood vessels. The idea is to close down tiny blood vessels and destroy nerve fibers that form in the damaged area. Nitric oxide has some potential for tendon healing. A patch placed over the skin delivers an enzyme that acts as a chemical messenger to provide pain relief.

Newer treatments such as growth factors and stem cells look promisin...

Click here to read the rest of this article from eOrthopod.com