Mayo Clinic Release: Combo Treatment Helps Heal Overused, Aching Joints
1/26/2012 8:00:55 AM
ROCHESTER, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Many athletes know the frustration of being sidelined by tendon disorders, like Achilles tendinitis and tennis elbow. In recent years, doctors have begun treating overused tendons with regenerative therapies that jump-start the body’s own healing process. One technique, a tenotomy, uses repeated needlesticks to break up scar tissue in the tendon, prompting the body’s own cells to begin the rebuilding process.
comments powered by