Can tendon heal?

If you have a tendon injury the first question that you might ask is can it heal. However does it actually heal or is it some other mechanism that allows pain to go away and function return to normal?

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  • Heinemeier, Katja Maria, et al. “Lack of tissue renewal in human adult Achilles tendon is revealed by nuclear bomb 14C.” The FASEB Journal 27.5 (2013): 2074-2079.

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Online Physiotherapy

Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.

Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).