Tendinopathy Blog

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)22nd of January 2017

Tactile acuity and Achilles tendinopathy

This week blog focuses on an interesting paper from James Debenham (quality tendon researcher from Perth) and some of his crew. Worth a read as breaks some new ground in regards to potential mechanisms that explain chronic pain and movement issues in our tendinopathy patients.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)8th of January 2017

The false dichotomy of open vs closed chain

Sensation guest blog from Erik Meira

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)16th of December 2016

Achilles tendinopathy management infographic by Igor Sancho

Fantastic infographic including education and management tips for Achilles tendinopathy by my multiple talented PhD student Igor Sancho.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)5th of December 2016

Gluteal tendinopathy diagnostic tests

Tendinopathy blog number 37 focuses on a paper that investigates the diagnostic utility of various hip tests. Some really interesting and useful findings.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)5th of November 2016

Hip strength, that knee valgus stuff, and Achilles tendinopathy

The blog this week focuses on a study that investigates the link between hip neuromuscular function and Achilles tendon pain.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)5th of October 2016

Muscle and Tendon Adaptation during Adolescence

This week we focus on a paper looking at the interplay between the development of quads muscle and patellar tendon tendon properties among adolescent volleyball players and controls over a year.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)10th of September 2016

Isometrics vs isotonics for inseason patellar tendon pain

This weeks blog focuses on a new RCT by van Ark et al. that compares isometrics vs isotonic rehab for in-season athletes with patellar tendon pain.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)28th of August 2016

Are pathological Achilles tendons 'weak'?

The blog this week focuses on a study investigating whether pathology influences Achilles tendon strain during a single leg jump.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)14th of August 2016

Risk factors for plantar fasciopathy / plantar heel pain

The blog this week focuses on a systematic review of risk factors for plantar fasciopathy by van Leeuwen et al.

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New evidence about the subcutaneous Achilles bursa - should we care?

The blog has evolved to a fortnightly format. The main reason for this is that my balance of academic work has changed, aka I have a real job now! The blog this week focuses on a study that sheds light on the potential role of the subcutaneous bursa in insertional Achilles tendinopathy...

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Return to sport considerations after Achilles tendon rupture

The blog this week focuses on a recent systematic review that examined return to sport after Achilles tendon rupture. Not surprisingly, there are a significant proportion that do not return to sport at the same level.

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Most popular Tendinopathy Blogs of 2016, so far!

To mark 6 months of the blog letโ€™s take a look back at the 3 (actually 4) most popular posts of 2016, here they are:.....


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