Incidence of midportion Achilles tendinopathy in the general population

  title={Incidence of midportion Achilles tendinopathy in the general population},
  author={Suzan de Jonge and C. van den Berg and Robert-Jan de Vos and Huub J. L. van der Heide and Adam Weir and Jan A. N. Verhaar and S.M.A. Bierma-Zeinstra and J L Tol},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={1026 - 1028}
Background Achilles tendon disorders, like Achilles tendinopathy, are very common among athletes. In the general population, however, knowledge about the incidence of Achilles tendinopathy is lacking. Design Cross-sectional study. Methods In a cohort of 57.725 persons registered in primary care, the number of patients visiting the general practitioner (GP) with diagnosis of mid-portion Achilles tendon problems was counted using computerised registration networks of GPs in 2009. Subsequently… Expand
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