Tag - Tendinopathy

Rest Isn’t Best When It Comes To Tendons!

Article by James Dobrowolski Rest Isn't Best When It Comes To Tendons! (Image courtesy of Running-Physio.com) Why don’t tendons get better by stopping activity? Keeping your tendon healthy relies upon a balance between load vs capacity. You can influence this balance either way. Overloading or a sudden/unaccustomed change in activity may irritate the tendon, whereas a lack of loading will diminish the strength and capacity of the tendon. Tendons are resistant to change. Tendinopathies occur when there is a change in load. For example,...

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