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How can I prevent tendonitis?

Dr. Vonda Wright, MD
Orthopedic Surgery
Flexibility is essential in preventing all kinds of injuries but tendonitis in particular. Prevention of tendonitis requires stretching the muscle on a regular basis, which allows less pulling and traction on the tendon's attachment to the bone. When tendonitis does occur, it is important to treat it immediately and prevent it from reaching the more severe stage called tendonosis. Even if you have not reached for your toes in years, it is not too late to start stretching and regaining your flexibility.
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