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Can yoga help prevent muscle strain or tendinitis?

Can yoga help prevent muscle strain or tendinitis?

Possibly: It can help prevent it, but it can also cause it if not performed properly. Yoga is great for improving flexibility and core strengthening. However if you are severely deconditioned and starting yoga, it's advisable you take it easy in the beginning and have a good instructor, to minimize your risk for injury. ...Read more

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Muscle (Definition)

It is a body tissue that has the ability to contract. It shortens and generates force. It relaxes and returns to its original length. Muscles move joints, stabilize the body, move air and food through the organs, act as valves for bladder, bowel and other organs. They control movement of the eyes. They help us express ourselves by changing the shape of our ...Read more


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Are there any good ways to prevent onset of tendinitis?

Are there any good ways to prevent onset of tendinitis?

Stretch and ice: Prevention takes planning. Taking antiinflammatory meds may help prior to activity, ice afterwards (even if not painful or swollen), hydration or recovery fuel, massage, stretching, etc. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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How do I prevent a relapse of patellar tendinitis?

How do I prevent a relapse of  patellar tendinitis?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasing swelling and pain as well as improving strength and range of motion. Recurring tendinitis could be occurring due to needing to improve running form or perhaps needing orthotics. ...Read more

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Pulled muscle or tendinitis. How can I tell which one I have?

Pulled muscle or tendinitis. How can I tell which one I have?

Location: A tendon feels rope-like. Tendinitis would involve the rope-like structure. The muscle is more "meaty". The tendon attaches the muscle to the bone. ...Read more

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How to prevent Achilles tendinitis?

How to prevent Achilles tendinitis?

Achilles Tendonitis: The Achilles Tendon is the longest, strongest and thickest tendon in the body. Proper stretching before and after exercise and proper warm ups before exercise are essential for tendon health. Proper foot and biomechanical function, aided by the use of orthotics (arch supports) can help to prevent injury. If you have had problems in the past, it is essential you are healed before new activity ...Read more

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How can I prevent shoulder tendinitis?

How can I prevent shoulder tendinitis?

Home rehab: A simple home rehabilitation program can be used to treat and prevent shoulder problems such as bursitis tendinitis and impingement syndrome. A combination of commercially available therabands and pulleys are all that is needed to do the exercises. ...Read more

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What can I do to prevent shoulder tendinitis?

What can I do to prevent shoulder tendinitis?

Avoid overuse injury: Most cases of tendinitis of the shoulder involve either the rotator cuff tendons and/or the biceps tendon. Tendinitis occurs when the tendon in question becomes chronically overloaded. This invokes a local injury response that results in inflammation ("-itis") and the symptom of pain. Good conditioning for endurance and strength and adequate rest between exercise sessions helps prevent tendinitis. ...Read more

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I am a soccer player. How can I prevent Achilles tendinitis?

I am a soccer player. How can I prevent Achilles tendinitis?

Stretching: Warm up and stretch before activity. Also, stretch in the morning before getting out of bed. You might want to see a sports medicine physician in your area to learn how to prevent injury. Good luck! ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Yoga (Definition)

The term yoga comes from a sanskrit word which means yoke or union. Traditionally, yoga is a method joining the individual self with the divine, universal spirit, or cosmic consciousness. Physical and mental exercises are designed to help achieve this goal, also ...Read more


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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more