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Podcasts18th of April 2022

Gluteal tendinopathy chat with Chris Clifford

I had a great time talking Gluteal tendinopathy with Chris Clifford. Chris is an experienced clinician from Glasgow who is in the throws of completing his PhD on this condition. We chatted about rehab, the use of isometrics, difficult patient groups and how to navigate them, and much more. 

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Podcasts11th of April 2022

Do dietary supplements improve outcomes in tendinopathy?

Patients often ask about dietary supplements and if they may be helpful in recovering from a tendinopathy problem. There is a new systematic review out which has attempted to answer this question and it is the subject of this episode of talking tendons.

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Podcasts9th of April 2022

Is wait and see a viable option for Achilles tendinopathy?

Will midportion Achilles pain improve if you wait and see? This is often a really important question to discuss with patients. Luckily we have some evidence to answer it which I explore in this short podcast (9 minutes). Hope you enjoy. 

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Podcasts9th of March 2022

Education interventions in rotator cuff tendinopathy

In this episode I discuss two qualitative studies exploring the views of patients and expert clinicians about what needs to be included in education for rotator cuff tendinopathy.

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Podcasts21st of February 2022

Chat with Ruth Chimenti: 'the best exercise is the one your patient will do'

Here is my recent chat with Dr Ruth Chimenti about Achilles tendinopathy touching on Kinesiophobia and whether it changes with treatment, pain education for tendinopathy and patient centred rehabilitation.

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Podcasts6th of February 2022

Chat with Colin Griffin: top tips about assessment and management for Achilles tendinopathy

Enjoyable chat with Colin Griffin who is undertaking an exercise trial for Achilles tendinopathy. We touched on so many important rehab considerations, including:

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Tendinopathy Updates (FREE)30th of January 2022

Empowering patients and delivering impartial tendinopathy care

Top tips for empowering patients and delivering impartial care

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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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