A 5-year follow-up study of Alfredson's heel-drop exercise programme in chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy

@inproceedings{Plas2012A5F,
  title={A 5-year follow-up study of Alfredson's heel-drop exercise programme in chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy},
  author={Anton Adriaan van der Plas and Suzan de Jonge and Robert-Jan de Vos and Huub van der Heide and J. A. N. Verhaar and Adam Weir and Johannes L Tol},
  booktitle={British journal of sports medicine},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND Eccentric exercises have the most evidence in conservative treatment of midportion Achilles tendinopathy. Although short-term studies show significant improvement, little is known of the long-term (>3 years) results. AIM To evaluate the 5-year outcome of patients with chronic midportion Achilles tendinopathy treated with the classical Alfredson's heel-drop exercise programme. STUDY DESIGN Part of a 5-year follow-up of a previously conducted randomised controlled trial. Methods 58… CONTINUE READING
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