Tendonitis and Sports

Tendonitis and Sports According to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), it is estimated that the number of consultations in the world due to musculoskeletal (tendons, muscles, bones) sports injuries exceeds 100 million cases per year, 50% of which are related to tendons and ligaments. The IOC states that these injuries lead to an important decrease…

The role of collagen in ligaments

The role of collagen in ligaments Ligaments are short strands of fibrous connective tissue rich in collagen (almost 80%), representing an extremely solid structure with multiple functions. Among other functions, ligaments connect bones across joints, but they do not attach bones to muscles, as tendons carry out this function. Certain ligaments are responsible for joint stability,…

Collagen, the glue of the body

Collagen, the glue of the body! Collagen is the fibrous structural protein that makes up the white fibres (collagen fibres) of skin, tendons, bones, cartilage, and all other connective tissues. It is also found widespread in the gelatinous substances of the body to provide stiffening properties, such as in the vitreous humour of the eye. In…

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Collagen, please!

Collagen, please! For most of us, collagen rhymes with anti-wrinkle care. However, it also has a key role to play in our entire body. To learn more about the Genacol brand, a true reference in this field, please find below all the answers to your questions about collagen. What is collagen for exactly? Without collagen,…

Collagen in tendons

What is the importance of collagen in the tendons? First of all, a tendon is a band of fibrous connective tissue that connects muscle to bone. Tendons provide an essential support in joint movement. The multiple functions of tendons include attaching muscles to bones, joining and stabilizing skeletal joints, and transmitting muscular force to bone to complete movement. Tendons also allow muscles…