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Tendonitis Help

Hi folks,
I’ve had a recurring problem with tendonitis in both my forearm (brachialis radialis). In the past, whenever I’ve had the problem, I took sometime off from directly working the forearms and it seemed to help.

However, this time around, I seemed to have triggered it from accessory movements but using heavy weights.

Other than icing it and resting it, can anyone recommend something that has worked for them? I know some of you may recommend ART but I haven’t had good success with ART, in general, in the past. If nothing else works, I might end up going back for ART.

Thanks,

Gary

There’s an article here about negatives solving tendinitis. I also tried doing low weights high reps in order to feel the burn (I read that lactic acid help in tendon “maintenance”). I don’t know for sure if it was tendinitis, but it hurt and this helped.
Hope this helps, Vlad

“Eccentric Exercise: A Solution to Tendonitis?” by Peter Blanchonette. Posted in July of 2000.

http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=459823

“ACSM Wrap-Up, Part I, A Summary of the 2004 New England Conference” by Eric Cressey. Posted in November of 2004. The stuff about tendinitis is halfway down.

http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=527120

Thanks for pointing out that article. It seems to me, using some proteolytic enzyme formulas like Wobenzyme, Bromelain etc. might help in getting rid of the scar tissue.

I also wonder if tendonitis, in general, points to muscular imbalances that should be addressed first.

Any thoughts?

Thanks,

Gary

[quote]tall tom wrote:
“Eccentric Exercise: A Solution to Tendonitis?” by Peter Blanchonette. Posted in July of 2000.

http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=459823

“ACSM Wrap-Up, Part I, A Summary of the 2004 New England Conference” by Eric Cressey. Posted in November of 2004. The stuff about tendinitis is halfway down.

http://www.t-nation.com/readTopic.do?id=527120
[/quote]