WHO GETS TENDONITISOpen or Close
TENDONITIS TREATMENTOpen or Close
Osteopath Treatment for Tendonitis
As tendonitis often involves tendons that are used in a person's occupation, additional osteopathy treatment may involve:
Osteopathic manipulation techniques
Soft tissue & muscle stretching
Advice on protecting the tendon from overuse & stress
Help to reduce the inflammation
Gentle release techniques
Strapping & Support to aid repair of the tendon
COMMON AREASOpen or Close
DE QUERVAIN'S TENDONITISOpen or Close
De Quervain's Tendonitis (De Quervain's Tendonosis)
De Quervain's tendonitis occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb are irritated or constricted.
The word "tendinitis" refers to a swelling of the tendons.
Thickening of the tendons can cause pain & tenderness along the thumb side of the wrist.
This is particularly noticeable when forming a fist, grasping or gripping things, or when turning the wrist.
AFTER TREATMENTOpen or Close
Every individual feels differently, after an osteopathic treatment.
You may feel:
particularly sleepy or tired
sore in the manipulated areas
Any lingering sensation, should disappear within a day or so.
'he is committed to his patients and his goal is to address issues as quickly as possible'
David will explain to you what treatment you'll need, how to speed up your recovery & when you can return to your regular activities & sports.
He may prescribe special exercises together with treatment to increase your joint mobility & performance.
Together with stretching your muscle groups accordingly, strengthening weak muscles, to restore muscle balance.
‘I am now walking and living pain free for the first time in 3 years’
In regard to pain, David takes a thorough history with consultation, guiding his examination. This determines for any individual the quality, duration & origin of this condition, how it uniquely affects you & how best to provide treatment.