Use of Nutraceuticals for Tendinopathies

  • Marco Antônio Percope de AndradeEmail author
  • Guilherme Moreira de Abreu-e-Silva
  • Túlio Vinícius Oliveira de Campos


The importance of tendinopathies in the clinical scenario has increased recently. It may be attributed to the increase of sport activities, life expectancy, and other factors such as environment, diet, systemic diseases, and some drug therapies (e.g., fluoroquinolones). In fact, not only athletes but also the general population suffer from inflammatory or degenerative tendon conditions which may be attributed to the quality of tendon tissue and mechanical overuse (Fusini et al. 2016).


Nitric Oxide Rotator Cuff Tendon Healing Boswellic Acid Simple Shoulder Test 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marco Antônio Percope de Andrade
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • Guilherme Moreira de Abreu-e-Silva
    • 1
  • Túlio Vinícius Oliveira de Campos
    • 1
  1. 1.Orthopaedic DepartmentUniversidade Federal de Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrazil
  2. 2.Departamento de Aparelho LocomotorUniversidade Federal de Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrazil

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