By Professor Jill Cook. Rest completely The old adage of use it or lose it applies to tendons, Tendinopathy – January 6, The latest Tweets from Jill Cook (@ProfJillCook). Physiotherapist, tendon Managing patient with intractable CEO tendinopathy (bilat.) key first step (with. What causes tendon breakdown? What are the stages of tendinopathy, and how do they effect your treatment? Is treatment just about eccentric training?.

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Home about podcast clinical edge resources. Give the Physio Edge podcast a review in iTunes. Any loads that do not use these movements are low load for a tendon, so exercise using tendniopathy and exercise that is slow will not place a high load on the tendon, although they can certainly have a beneficial effect on the muscles.

Make sure you see a qualified health professional with expertise in this area to guide your rehabilitation. Subscribe to the podcast in iTunes. Have passive treatments Treatments that do not address the need to increase the ability of the tendon to take load are not usually helpful in the long term, although they might give short term pain relief.

This is part of the great discussion I had with Jill Cook about tendons and tendinopathy. I’ll now try both eccentric AND strengthening as well. A progressive program that starts with a strength program and then progresses through to more spring like exercises and including endurance aspects will give the right loads on the tendon and the best long term results.


An interview with Nichole Hamilton Next post: There is good evidence that the pathological tendon can tolerate loads, especially when you gradually increase the loads on them. Things tendionpathy are promised as cures see tendinopath 3 often give short term improvement but the pain recurs when the loads are resumed on the tendon.

Summary The take home message is that exercise-based rehabilitation is the best treatment for tendon pain. Reduce the aspects of training that are overloading your tendon point Have injection therapies Injections of substances into a tendon have not been shown to be effective in good clinical trials. The take home message is that exercise-based rehabilitation is the best treatment for tendon pain.

Tendinopathy — the importance of staging and role of compression RunningPhysio. Niek Vink Manager of the Dutch National centre of musculoskeletal ultrasound. We also chatted ttendinopathy some other aspects of tendinopathy, including. Play in new window Download. Rest completely The old adage of use it or lose it applies to tendons, resting just decreases the ability of the tendon to take load.

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Skip to content Tendinopathy – January 6, Not have an understanding of tendiinopathy loads are high for your tendon The highest load on your tendon is when you use it like a spring, such as jumping, changing direction and sprinting. Hip Injuries and Labral tears.


An interview with Nichole Hamilton. Massage your tendon A tendon that is painful is one that is telling you that it is overloaded and irritated, therefore adding further insult by massaging it can actually increase your pain. Although this can be a substantial period up to 3 months or occasionally even morethe long term outcomes are good if you do the correct rehabilitation.

Treatments like electrotherapy and ice will only temporarily ameliorate pain only for it to return when the tendon is tendinopathh.

An Interview With Professor Jill Cook on Tendinopathy

Stretching while you are standing can be especially tendlnopathy to your tendon. Post navigation Next Post. If your muscles are tight use massage to loosen them. By Professor Jill Cook. Conversely you cannot ignore the pain point 4you have to reduce loads to the level that the tendon can tolerate and then slowly increase the tolerance of the tendon to load.

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It also affects the muscle attached to the tendon and the rest of the leg, leaving the person with less ability to load the tendon. What causes tendon breakdown? Is treatment just about eccentric training?

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