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What Our Patients Are Saying

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Procedure went very well everyone was very friendly

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Gives me confidence

Provider Micah understands my situation. His skills, knowledge and training gives me confidence that I am in the right hands.

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They really care about the outcome of my treatment

I so appreciated the overall attitude of all the folks I met at Renew Health and Wellness. I felt they really cared about the outcome of my treatment.

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Knowledgeable and caring staff. Thorough explanations of procedures. Very good experience.

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Learn More About Injuries

What is the basic science behind tendon and ligament injuries?

Tendons and ligaments are made up of fibers of collagen. When these fibers are stretched or torn we may refer to the injury as a “pull”, “tear”, “sprain” (ligament) or “strain” (tendon). These structures are vascular which means there are blood vessels in them. Thus, when they are injured they bleed. If there is enough bleeding we may notice bruising around the area of injury. Blood flow to the area increases to aid in healing. The blood carries platelets and growth factors that allow for healing of the tissue by creating new collagen fibers. These new fibers need to be constructed in an organized, layered fashion to heal correctly and allow the ligament or tendon to regain its proper strength and flexibility.

Why do these types of injuries not always heal fully?

When these injuries don’t heal patients often become frustrated. Patients may try anti-inflammatories and other pain medications, topical creams and gels, braces, physical therapy, massage, acupuncture and cortisone injections but nothing seems to work. That’s because these therapies may try to treat pain and inflammation but they don’t treat the underlying problem of scar tissue, disordered fibers and poor angiogenesis (blood flow). The result is many patients may give up and live with pain and disability or may end up with surgery.

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18805 W Catawba Ave
Suite 100
Cornelius, NC 28031

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(704) 612-0011

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