Archive | Tendinopathy

Great Expectations Part 1 – Achilles Tendinopathy

A patient’s expectations and our own as health professionals can have a profound effect on rehab. Both physios and patients can have unrealistic expectations and become frustrated by slow progress and side-tracked by supposed ‘quick fixes’. This raises a question though, what are realistic expectations following injury? I don’t believe we’ve really established what we should […]

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Tendinopathy, diet and gelatin supplementation by Fran Taylor

When we talk tendons we usually focus on load so it’s refreshing when emerging research opens up potential new treatment directions. One such area is nutrition in tendinopathy and the role of gelatin supplementation. Today Brighton based Nutritionist Fran Taylor joins us to discuss this and explore some of the diet options to consider. Follow […]

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Is central sensitisation a feature in tendinopathy?

We’ve had some great questions following our free video series on achilles tendinopathy. There’s been discussion of the role the kinetic chain plays on Twitter (thread available HERE) and a cracking question on Facebook; Is central sensitisation a feature of tendinopathy? In today’s blog we’ll try to answer this with some help from our Facebook Live […]

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Free video series – how to get great results with achilles tendinopathy in runners

Achilles tendinopathy is a common condition that can have a big impact on a runner’s life and be challenging to manage. As health professionals we all want the best for our patients but it can be hard to see progression for athletes and difficult for them to return to their training targets. We’ve teamed up with […]

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Improving sitting pain in Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy

Pain with sitting can be one of the most challenging symptoms to treat in Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT). Ironically, all the sitting I did while writing my research paper on PHT aggravated my hamstring tendon pain! For many it will settle naturally with time but for others it can become a long term issue with serious consequences […]

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Dr Angelo Cacchio – research and Italian translation of TendonQ

Dr Angelo Cacchio is a good friend of the site and has helped out a great deal in the development of TendonQ and upcoming BoneQ questionnaires. He’s also a top researcher and his studies were vital in developing our Narrative Review on Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT). So naturally I was delighted when Angelo offered to […]

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