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New Gluteal Tendinopathy Podcast with Karen Litzy

On Friday I had the pleasure of chatting to the brilliant Karen Litzy and recording for her Health, Wealthy and Smart Podcast. Our topic of conversation was Gluteal Tendinopathy, covering a range of areas; Subjective assessment and key questions Objective evaluation and tests to guide rehab Training load management Exploring beliefs and the impact of […]

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Gluteal tendinopathy, is targeted loading or education the key?

Thanks to the hard work of some excellent research teams we’ve seen several key gluteal tendinopathy (GT) studies arrive almost at the same time! In this series we’ve already discussed the LEAP Trial and interesting research suggesting psychological factors may be important in GT. Today’s blog examines a new randomised controlled trial (RCT) just published […]

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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 intriguing research from the same group. For a long time in tendinopathy it’s been assumed that strength and tendon capacity are key. We might assume then that differences in strength […]

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Gluteal Tendinopathy: New study is a LEAP forward!

Gluteal tendinopathy is a common and frequently disabling condition. Research suggest it affects 1 in 4 women over 50 and has similar effects on quality if life as severe hip arthritis. Current management of tendinopathy centres around education and progressive loading exercises but there have been no high quality studies of this approach in gluteal […]

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Gluteal Tendinopathy

Written by Tom Goom, senior Physio at The Physio Rooms Brighton. Follow Tom on Twitter. The Glutes have enjoyed much of the limelight in running articles in recent years. Indeed our most popular post remains our discussion of glutes exercises. While the glutes certainly have a role in injury treatment and prevention they can also […]

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