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World Class Pain Free Knees

Updated: Apr 28, 2020



In this article, you will learn


  • What is tendinopathy (jumpers/runners knee)

  • What causes chronic knee pain

  • How to treat your symptoms and solve the root problem

  • How to maintain healthy knees and live pain-free



Many of you who have dealt with knee pain in the past or are currently suffering will be able to relate with my frustration with the information that is out there.

The common answer you have been told when dealing with knee pain is often:


  • Rest

  • Ice

  • Anti-inflammatory medication

  • Stretching (sometimes)

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The problem with this approach is that it just focuses on treating the symptoms, rather than actually solving the problem.


Rest alone will not solve the problem. If you return to activity without addressing the damage and weakness of the structure, your pain will return.


Stretching does not stimulate the tendon to grow stronger and more resilient.


Understanding "What is tendinopathy and what causes it?" will help you understand what your body needs.



Disclaimer:

This article is not for treating acute injuries that involve structural damage. Always see a doctor to properly diagnose the issue first.



What is Tendinopathy?


Tendinopathy occurs when a tendon is subjected to high amounts of trauma and becomes inflamed and weakened. The fibres in the tendon become messy instead of smooth and linear. This ca