“While corticosteroid injections, NSAID’s, and immobilization were the preferred treatment intervention for soft tissue injury 20 years ago; evaluation of fibroblast remodeling using electron microscopes confirms that rehabilitative strengthening exercises more effectively repair tendon and muscle than cortisone, NSAID’s, and rest. The use of resistance exercise to rebuild tendon is replacing popular yet ineffective pharmacologic protocols” (Michaud)

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