GELITA – Collagen peptides: the power to get you back on track

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When it comes to sports and physical activity, and good mobility in later life, the importance of strong tendons and ligaments should never be under-estimated.

This collagen-containing fibrous connective tissue is vital for movement control, stability and optimum muscle power. However, soft-tissue injuries - affecting muscles, tendons and ligaments - are very common in those participating in various sports. And Achilles tendon problems in particular are one of the most frequently reported sporting injuries.

Tendon damage is characterized by collagen fiber degeneration and recovery from such injuries can be slow. There is also a high rate of recurrence. However, a recent study shows that a special peptide from collagen can promote the natural healing process.

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