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Professor Jill Cook to present workshops in Vancouver for Physios and RMTs

Don’t miss this rare opportunity! One of the world’s leading experts on tendons and tendinopathy is coming to Vancouver to run symposia and workshops for physiotherapists and registered massage therapists. Fresh from her sold-out workshops and lectures in France, Spain and the UK, Professor Jill Cook will run two 1-day symposia with accompanying masterclasses on two […]

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Tendinopathy – State of Play Orthopaedic Research UK – Conference Highlights

Sport and Exercise Medicine: The UK trainee perspective –A BJSM blog series By Dr Farrah Jawad Orthopaedic Research UK arranged a one-day Tendinopathy conference in London last week – Tendinopathy: state of play. The event brought together field leaders from sports and exercise medicine, physiotherapy and surgery “to address tendinopathy from the cellular level to the […]

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Training modifications for Achilles pain in runners: #AchillesAl case study part 2

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Tom Goom @TomGoom, Sports Physiotherapist at the Physio Rooms and the creator of Running Physio; lead on Running Repairs Course  http://www.running-physio.com/running-repairs-course/ Welcome to part 2 in this ACPSEM series about Achilles tendinopathy, starring #AchillesAl as a fictional case study. Part 1 covered training […]

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Training error and achilles pain

Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Sport and Exercise Medicine blog series @PhysiosinSport By Tom Goom @TomGoom, Sports Physiotherapist at the Physio Rooms and the creator of Running Physio; lead on Running Repairs Course  http://www.running-physio.com/running-repairs-course/ Achilles tendinopathy is a common problem among runners and can be a challenge to manage. As clinicians, we want to help the […]

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Customised foot orthoses for Achilles tendinopathy RCT: responding to the critics

By Dr Shannon E Munteanu, Lisa A Scott, Daniel R Bonanno, Dr Karl B Landorf, Dr Tania Pizzari, Prof Jill Cook, Prof Hylton B Menz Our group’s randomised controlled trial (RCT) that evaluated the effectiveness of customised foot orthoses for Achilles tendinopathy was recently published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. The abstract can be […]

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#Tendons2014 – Day 1 BJSM exclusive. Guest blog @DrPaulDijkstra. 5 highlights…

The 3rd International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium: on donuts and female tenocytes… bridging science & practice. The Jacqueline du Pré Music Building at St. Hilda’s College in Oxford is a very fitting venue for the 3rd International Scientific Tendinopathy Symposium. It’s a stone’s throw away from the Iffley Road track where Sir Roger Bannister broke the […]

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Achilles Tendinopathy: is foot strike important?

By John Foster MCSP, MACPSM, Dip Phys, PGDip H. Sci. Excessive loading of the Achilles Tendon (AT) is the main pathological stimulus for tendon degeneration [1]. A continuum model of reactive tendinopathy, tendon dysrepair and degenerative tendinopathy has been proposed [2] (You can listen to with model co-author, BJSM Deputy Editor by clicking here). Note that there […]

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