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Podcasts15th of June 2021

Systematic review on plantarflexor muscle impairments in Achilles tendinopathy

In this episode I talk about a new systematic review on plantarflexor muscle impairments in Achilles tendinopathy. It is clear that the relationship is not as clear as what you might think, and there are also some very interesting insights to how plantarflexor dysfunctions may change following rehabilitation.

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Podcasts5th of December 2020

New Excercise Evidence for Patellar Tendinopathy

This high quality trial provides further evidence to shift us away fro eccentric training for Patelar Tendinoapthy.

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Podcasts13th of April 2020

Investigating pressure massage vs eccentric exercise in Achilles tendinopathy.

In this episode, I talk about a relatively new trial investigating pressure massage versus eccentric exercise for Achilles tendinopathy in a randomised trial. I hope you enjoy!

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Podcasts20th of November 2019

Isometric exercise and their effect on tendon pain

A new study by Sinead Holden and team brings some (just a little) light to the evidence. I argue that isometrics are useful for managing tendinopathy, but using them for short term pain reduction is just the tip of the iceberg.

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Podcasts2nd of November 2019

Interview with Igor Sancho - Feasability of jumping and hopping as rehabilitation for Achilles tendinopathy.

In this episode of Talking Tendons I have an enjoyable chat with PhD student and Spanish physio, Igor Sancho. He has recently published a study that assessed the feasibility of using jumping and hopping as rehabilitation for people with Achilles tendinopathy. We discuss the study and how to apply these findings in clinic.

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Podcasts22nd of May 2019

Isometrics in Tendinopathy: they are useful but they are not the cure for cancer!

Isometric exercise for tendinopathy has exploded onto the scene over the last few years.

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Podcasts10th of April 2019

Injection Therapy - What does the evidence tell us?

Injections such as steroid and platelet-rich plasma continue to be popular for tendinopathy, and there are other emerging injections such as the high-volume injection.

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Podcasts4th of March 2019

Something IS happening in the tendon! Collagen turnover in people with Achilles tendinopathy

Understanding how tendon recovers from injury and adapts to load is so important and has huge implications on how we manage tendons and the education and advice that we provide patients.

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Podcasts26th of November 2018

Isometric exercise for tendinopathy - Variation between humans does exist!

In this week's podcast, I delve into the minefield that is isometric exercise. Is it the best thing since sliced bread? Does everyone respond? What are the key questions we need to understand?

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Podcasts9th of October 2018

Does your psychological wellbeing affect your tendinopathy treatment outcome?

In this podcast we consider some new research exploring psychological factors and tendinopathy.

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Podcasts1st of July 2018

What’s the deal with gluteal strength and patellar tendinopathy: big fish, small fish, or not even in the sea?

This podcast focuses on the tenuous and often convoluted relationship between gluteal strength and patellar tendinopathies.

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Podcasts11th of June 2018

Finally some quality exercise research for the management of gluteal tendinopathy

This episode we focus on two recent randomised controlled trials evaluating education and exercise interventions for gluteal tendinopathy.


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