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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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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)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)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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Most popular Tendinopathy Blogs of 2016, so far!

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

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Single leg standing considerations for gluteal tendinopathy

The blog this week focuses on 1 cool study looking at weightshift and standing kinematics in gluteal tendinopathy.

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Keeping it simple during rotator cuff tendinopathy rehab

Great blog this week. A rare foray into the upper limb with a look at an interested RCT by Christ Littlewood and his group from the UK.

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Read this to understand jump biomechanics in patellar tendinopathy

The blog this week focuses on one of my favourite topics; jump biomechanics in patellar tendinopathy – this time investigating the effect of fatigue, with some very relevant and interest take to clinic messages.


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