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Tendonitis can happen when you exercise without properly warming up or stretching before exercising. There are many things that can be done to avert tendonitis so you can enjoy your sports and exercise time more.

The top thing you can do is at all times properly warm up. Stretching prior to participation in any sport or exercise routine is just as important as cooling down.

People using repetitive movements in their workplace are also vulnerable to tendonitis. It can bring about lost work hours and hold back productivity. Most employers ought to be concerned about circumventing tendonitis and make available working environments suited for employee's physical needs if they use repetitive actions in the course of their tasks. Make sure that chairs are proper height to the desk and computer to avoid strain, and the arm and elbow are appropriately positioned.

Many things factor in to tendonitis other than repetitive actions. Vigorous movements like pitching hardball, or unnatural motions as in an overhand serve in tennis. Persons having inferior body technique in aerobics class or when weightlifting or even doing household tasks like lifting garbage sacks with their back should know about appropriate movements and use to prevent tendonitis.

Putting more attention to your lifestyle is one more way to prevent these pains. Being a office worker who only works out on the weekends, or exercising inconsistently can cause tendonitis. When you work out on a more regular basis, you are more likely to prevent it.

To prevent foot tendon problems you want to wear shoes that fit correctly. Shoes used for playing sports or exercising should give enough support. If you are not aware that the padding and shock absorption materials in shoes may wear out, then you must replace your shoes before this takes place. A shoe should fit tight but give enough space for feet to breathe.

For problems with an Achilles heel, ask your family doctor about custom made shoes to support your heels and arches for walking. Alternately, orthotic inserts can be prescribed which are specially molded for your feet.

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