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Achilles Tendon Loading Progressions

This blog is a shortened version of a review from the 18th issue of the Physio Network Research Reviews. It highlights a study titled “Achilles…

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How long does Achilles tendinopathy take to get better?

“How long is this going to take?” is the BIG question a lot of those suffering from Achilles tendinopathy want to know the answer to….

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Bone Stress Injury with Stuart Warden

Our Great Expectations series has been really popular with over 2000 reads already! Next in the series we have a bit of a hero of…

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Prediction of Running-Induced Achilles Tendinopathy

Ebonie Rio is a world-renowned tendon expert, and part of the Physio Network team. She and other experts analyse and summarise the latest and most…

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Calf muscle rehabilitation post Achilles tendon rupture

The optimal treatment for every individual patient with an Achilles tendon rupture is still unknown. The incidence of Achilles tendon ruptures is rising and is…

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Are my ‘Weak’ Gluteals causing my Achilles Pain?

This was originally posted on Dr Peter Malliaras’ blog and shared here with permission. It is co-authored by Peter’s PhD student, Igor Sancho. It was…

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Achilles Tendon Differential Diagnosis

I have experienced physio Carly Johnson joining me in clinic over the last few weeks on her MSc placement from La Trobe Uni, Melbourne, Australia….

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Exercises for Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (AKA ‘Shin Splints’)

It’s easy to talk generally with rehab, ‘strengthen x,y and z’, improve movement control etc but we don’t often expand on what exactly this means….

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