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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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Signpost: New interactive case study on managing Achilles pain

We’ve teamed up with @Physiosinsport and @BJSM_BMJ to bring you a comprehensive case study on managing Achilles tendinopathy in runners. It features a fictional runner called Al (AKA #AchillesAl) and will aim to cover all aspects of his care in a multi-part blog series. Part 1 on training error, was published a couple of weeks […]

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Risk factors for Achilles Tendinopathy – by Seth O’Neill

Seth O'Neill joins us again today to share some of his knowledge on achilles tendon problems. Seth is a lecturer in physiotherapy and is currently researching achilles tendinopathy. You can follow him on Twitter via @SethONeill. For more information, or to arrange an appointment with Seth at his clinic in Nottingham see his profile page. […]

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Tendinopathy – rehab progression – part 1

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Funny what an injury does isn’t it? A few months ago I developed a hamstring tendinopathy and since then I’ve become a total tendon geek! The upside of all this is I have gained new knowledge that I can feedback […]

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Tendinopathy – the importance of staging and role of compression

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Tendon problems are common in runners and can become a persistent issue if not properly treated. In recent years our understanding of the pathology of tendinopathy has grown – we now know that it isn’t really an inflammatory process and […]

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Injury stories – Holly’s Heel

Marathon runner, blogger and fellow cheese fan @HollyCall01 had an injury-ravaged marathon training experience and has very kindly agreed to share it with us. For more from Holly see her excellent blog. When I found out I had a place in the 2012 Virgin London Marathon I was over the moon. I love running, absolutely […]

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