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Tendinopathy: Pathophysiology, Therapeutic Options, and Role of Nutraceutics. A Narrative Literature Review

Human Anatomy and Sport Medicine Division, Department of Public Health, University of Naples “Federico II”, 80131 Naples, Italy
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Medicina 2019, 55(8), 447; https://doi.org/10.3390/medicina55080447
Received: 13 June 2019 / Revised: 31 July 2019 / Accepted: 6 August 2019 / Published: 7 August 2019
Tendinopathies are very common in general population and a huge number of tendon-related procedures take place annually worldwide, with significant socio-economic repercussions. Numerous treatment options are commonly used for tendon disorders. Besides pharmacological and physical therapy, nutrition could represent an additional tool for preventing and treating this complex pathology that deserve a multidisciplinary approach. In recent years, nutraceutical products are growing up in popularity since these seem to favor the prevention and the healing processes of tendon injuries. This narrative literature review aims to summarize current understanding and the areas of ongoing research about the management of tendinopathies with the help of oral supplementation. View Full-Text
Keywords: tendinopathies; microscopic anatomy of tendons; pharmacological therapies; physical therapies; nutraceutical products tendinopathies; microscopic anatomy of tendons; pharmacological therapies; physical therapies; nutraceutical products
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Loiacono, C.; Palermi, S.; Massa, B.; Belviso, I.; Romano, V.; Di Gregorio, A.; Sirico, F.; Sacco, A.M. Tendinopathy: Pathophysiology, Therapeutic Options, and Role of Nutraceutics. A Narrative Literature Review. Medicina 2019, 55, 447.

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