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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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Podcasts14th of May 2018

Technology focused systematic reviews that will change your practice

This week we focus on technology use in rehab, an exciting area that is set to grow hugely and will be part of all of our practices soon.

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Podcasts2nd of April 2018

Non-uniform Achilles tendon strain: What is it and should we care?

Achilles tendon function is much more complex than we originally thought. Not only do the tendons of each calf muscle rotate, but, to a certain extent, they function independently. In this episode I will discuss what this actually is and the important question... should we care?

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Podcasts9th of March 2018

Efficacy of PRP injections for tendinopathy…really?

Where is the PRP evidence at? And should we be recommending them to our patients? We delve into these issues and more.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)9th of November 2017

Tendinopathy pain

Pain education in tendinopathy is tricky, in our clinic we use a simple 6 page education document.

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)11th of October 2017

Evidence based medicine: is it working in tendinopathy?

An example of evidence based medicine and how we should reserve excitement in science before we have multiple studies and sufficient evidence.


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