What exercises are good for extensor tendonitis?
Other exercises designed to strengthen the tendon can be done once it is well-rested. Commonly recommended exercises include flexing the toes while standing three times per day. You do this by pressing your toes down toward the floor (don’t curl them). Count to three and then release for ten reps.
Is massage good for extensor tendonitis?
Yes, you’ll benefit from an extensor tendonitis massage. Gentle massage causes pain relief and spurs healing by promoting circulation in the foot. The massage will relax the tendon and cause any inflammation of the tendon to subside, causing lesser pain and speeding up the healing process.
How long does it take for extensor tendonitis to heal?
Most people with Extensor tendinopathy symptoms improve within 3 months of following the recommended advice, however, symptoms can take up to 1 year to improve in some people. It is also normal to have periods of increased pain or flare-ups during your recovery.