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Tendinopathy? Try TNT! A new concept in treating tendons

Tendons can be tricky to treat. Any athlete that's experienced tendinopathy will know they can be slow to improve and easy to aggravate. Despite recent developments in tendon rehab a number of patients remain somewhat unresponsive to conservative treatment and recurrence rates of tendinopathy are high, even after treatment. Those of us with a particular […]

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Insertional Achilles Tendinopathy

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. When we talk about achilles tendinopathy the mid-portion of the tendon usually hogs the limelight while insertional tendinopathy gets forgotten. It's important to differentiate between the two and identify where treatment is similar and where it differs. Mid-portion tendinopathy does […]

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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy – reflection on rehab

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. Back in February I developed a nasty reactive Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT). That pain in the bum stopped me running 2 great races – The Grizzly and Brighton Marathon. It wasn't all bad though it prompted a detailed look into […]

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Tendinopathy – functional rehab

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. The core of rehab for tendinopathy is building the load capacity of the muscle and tendon through strength work. It's the area of exercise prescription that has the most support from the evidence, although it should be noted there remains […]

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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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