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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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Is it time to put a hold on isometrics?

Back in 2015, a new paper hit the headlines when it reported a HUGE reduction in tendon pain with the use of isometric exercises (Rio…

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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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Gluteal Tendinopathy, are Psychological Factors More Important than Strength?

Following on from the excellent LEAP Trial in Gluteal Tendinopathy which found exercise led to a roughly 80% success rate at 8 weeks we have…

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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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9 Tendinopathy Truths you MUST know

There is a lot we do not know about tendinopathy, but there are some inalienable truths that you should know as a clinician and patient….

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