Understand the tendon structure, the difference between energy storage and positional tendons, tendon function during human movement as well as homeostasis and adaptation.
Describe the latest research relating to the pathology and pain of tendinopathy and how this applies to clinical management.
Understand the key factors that may cause tendinopathy and importantly the changes in movement, biomechanics and neuromuscular factors that commonly occur after the onset of tendon pain. The focus is on tips to identify these in clinical practice.
Develop an accurate and systematic approach to diagnosis, assessment and management of all common lower limb tendinopathies.
Develop expert knowledge and skills in planning the management and rehabilitation strategies for proximal hamstring tendinopathy patients seen in clinic and sports team environments.
Develop expert knowledge, skills and top tips in assessing and managing gluteal tendinopathy among sedentary people as well as active athletes.
Develop advanced skills, knowledge and strategies to allow you to successfully manage patellar tendinopathy among jumping, sprinting and other athletes.
Develop skills, knowledge and the best strategies to allow you to manage Achilles tendinopathy presenting in all demographics from sedentary and older persons to the weekend warrior and high-end athlete.
Understand when adjuncts are indicated including shockwave therapy, manual therapy, electrotherapy as well as medications, injections and surgery.