By Joshua Tucker
Achilles Tendonosis is a progressive dynamic of multiple factors, including but not limited to degradation and decay of the Achilles tendon itself.
Achilles Tendonitis and Tendonosis go hand in hand. It's safe to say that anywhere there is Tendonitis there is at least a little Tendonosis, but the Achilles Tendon gets the worst of it due to it's size, placement, and function.
If you have pain in your Achilles tendon area, find out how to effectively reverse Tendonosis of the Achilles Tendon.
Tendonosis is a mechanism of tendon cells dying from starvation due to lack of ciruculation to the area.
Muscles have direct blood supply. Tendons don't.
Tendons only get circulation from muscle contraction, movement, something like massage manually forcing fluid around, and normal fluid movement/exchange.
What is Achilles Tendonosis?
The Achilles Tendon is a large, big tendon, and there's not a lot of loose, juicy space around it especially on the back side.
When it doesn't get enough new blood and nutrition, cells start to die.
When cells start to starve and die off, that's obviously a bad thing.
Unless the cell death is from the cytotoxicity of Levaquin Tendonitis, the decay starts off small and slowly grows.
This is happening LONG before you feel any pain or problem. Your body compensates as long as it can. Then you start to feel pain.
Every body is different. For some people they feel pain when it's a minor issue, some people feel pain when it's a major problem.
Some people don't notice it until they're out for a run or playing sports and BAM! their tendon ruptures.
For all practical purposes, you need to treat tendonitis and tendonosis the same way. I suspect that you'll find my 7 day Achilles Tendonitis E-Course very valuable, even though it doesn't technically say 'tendonosis'.
Achilles Tendonosis is only a problem if it's a problem.
Meaning, LOTS of people have some degradation of their tendons. It's normal.
But due to variables of nutrition, overall health, physical make up and health, physical activity, etc, the condition can advance to problematic levels for some people.
It is of course better not to have any tendonosis, but realistically, you're only going to give it any attention if you have pain.
For most people this is a painful but minor issue. For some people (and potentially in everyone's future, depending) they're in danger of a tendon rupture.
Tendon rupture's are BAD, you want to avoid this at all costs!
For the most part, if you have Achilles Tendonosis, it is reversible with some effort. But past a certain point, it gets iffy, depending on how much and how deep the decay goes.
Just like Tendonitis, there are several factors involved with Tendonosis, including the basic mechanism of the Pain Causing Dynamic.
Primarily you need to get new blood and nutrition to the tendon!
Stretching and such is great, but if you don't get new nutrition to the exact area that needs it, the body CAN'T heal the tendon.
You also need to decrease tension on the tendon from tight muscles, open up connective tissue structures, and most likely increase your protein intake too.
Basically, you need to do all the RIGHT things to reverse the tendonosis mechanism.
Click on the link for a longer explanation of Tendonosis
If you go see a doctor about your Tendonosis that is in one or both Achilles Tendons , you will most likely get these prescriptions:
When those don't work, you get moved up to:
The problem with these methods is that they don't do what really needs to be done, which is to get new blood and nutrition to the tendon.
In and of themselves, they're not bad, and they're each good for what they're good for.
They also don't effectively remove the other negative factors at play that make up the Pain Causing Dynamic.
Granted, sometimes Tendonosis of the Achilles tendon really does need surgery if it's bad enough, so it's perfectly ok to go see your doctor.
Just make sure your doctor takes a look to see EXACTLY HOW BAD YOUR ACHILES TENDONOSIS IS.
You can reverse the decay process of Achilles Tendonosis.
It will take some time and some effort. There is no magic bullet, no quick fix.
And for some reason, the Achilles tendon seems to be slow to heal.
Still, if you don't do anything, it's predictable that your pain and problem will get worse, slowly or quickly.
I have two suggestions for you.
The free suggestion is to ice your tendon as described on the How To Reduce Inflammation page.
For a little bit more than free, to get a plan of attack for all the factors playing a role in your pain, I suggest that you get my Reversing Achilles Tendonitis ebook.
It has everything that you need to reverse your Achilles Tendonosis and Tendonitis.
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