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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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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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Tendinopathy – screening and action points with TendonQ

This article if the first #Clinic_All project. It’s the result of team working on Twitter to develop something useful for clinicians in practice. Please follow all these wonderful people that have helped!..@DerekGriffin86 @PdKirwan @Seth0Neill @DrPeteMalliaras @DrAiLynTan @PhysioJack @Peter_Gettings @function2fitnes¬†@AngeloCacchio and @unitedphysio. Apologies if I’ve missed anyone! It’s also included online resources from rheumatology.org.uk, spondylitis.org and […]

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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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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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