Tendonitis can happen anywhere in the body. However, the most common areas for tendonitis are called your body’s watershed zones. The term ‘watershed area’ refers to regions of the body that receive dual blood supply from the most distal branches of two large arteries. Because of that, these tendon zones are where blood supply is weakest, thus increasing the chance for injury. Luckily, there are quite a few ways to treat this condition, but beware, the most common one is also the worst one. Did you know that to reduce the inflammation many docs give steroid shots which may actually weaken tendons? There are fortunately other, more wholesome, methods and you can get a good overview of these methods further below. Wrist tendonitis, also called tenosynovitis, is a common condition characterized by irritation and inflammation of the tendons around the wrist joint. Many tendons surround the wrist joint. Wrist tendonitis […]
At this time and age when people are so intensely and often exclusively focused on physical reality including their own physical bodies it can be quite a challenge for yoga teachers to get across the idea that yogic anatomy is far more concerned with the subtle energetic body than with the physical body.