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Fluoroquinolone associated tendon pain. Can certain antibiotics make you prone to tendon pain? YES!!

In Injury, Injury Prevention, Recovery, Sports Physical Therapy, Tendon pain by Zuzana RogersLeave a Comment

As a sports physical therapist, I’ve treated several clients who suffered from Fluoroquinolone associated debilitating tendon pain. I welcomed Tom Goom, PT’s insight on this very important topic, and I am going to share brief summary to create awareness and suggest steps to address this. Fluoroquinolone associated tendon pain is a very important topic because it can significantly impact peoples’ …

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Tendon Pain – DOs and DON’Ts:

In Injury, Injury Prevention, Recovery, Sports Physical Therapy, Tendon pain by sportsphysioak_ko3bpd

Is tendon pain keeping you from things you love to do? Is it keeping you from optimal training? Don’t: Rest completely. Resting decreases the ability of the tendon to take load. Do: Reduce loads to a level that the tendon can tolerate and then slowly increase it. Don’t: Use only passive treatments. Ice or heat can give you temporary relief but won’t …