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Flexing Knowledge | Tendon Health Decoded with Dr. Gerard D’Onofrio
Episode 10121st May 2024 • The Dr. Gabrielle Lyon Show • Dr. Gabrielle Lyon
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Let’s take a look into the fascinating world of tendon health with Dr. Gerard D’Onofrio in this latest episode of the Dr. Gabrielle Lyon Show. Join us as we explore the crucial role of tendons in overall mobility and discuss the various factors impacting tendon functionality. Learn about the basics of how tendons work in harmony with muscles to support movement and what makes them vulnerable to injuries. Discover the significant influence of nutrients such as hydrolyzed collagen, leucine, and omega-3 fatty acids on tendon health, alongside the effects of hormonal changes and medications like fluoroquinolones and corticosteroids. This episode not only sheds light on critical components of physical health but also offers practical advice for enhancing tendon resilience through diet, supplementation, and mindful medication management.

Dr. Gerard D'Onofrio, a specialist in nonoperative treatment of sports and spine injuries. Dr. D'Onofrio excels in diagnosing the root causes of pain and uses advanced imaging techniques like musculoskeletal ultrasound and fluoroscopy to guide his conservative treatment plans. His expertise includes creating personalized therapy programs and performing guided injections and minimally invasive procedures aimed at pain relief and function enhancement.

Whether you're a fitness enthusiast, dealing with tendon issues, or simply interested in maintaining optimal health, this episode is full of insights that will help you strengthen your body's connective tissues and improve your overall well-being.

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