Understand tendon structure, the differences 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 changes in movement, biomechanics and neuromuscular factors that commonly occur after the onset of tendon pain. The focus is on tips to identify and major these in our 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 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 but also active athletes.
Develop advanced skills, knowledge and strategies to allow you to successful 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 the sedentary and older person 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