Management of tendinopathy.

  title={Management of tendinopathy.},
  author={Jonathan D. Rees and Nicola Maffulli and Jill L. Cook},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={37 9},
Overuse disorders of tendons, or tendinopathies, present a challenge to sports physicians, surgeons, and other health care professionals dealing with athletes. The Achilles, patellar, and supraspinatus tendons are particularly vulnerable to injury and often difficult to manage successfully. Inflammation was believed central to the pathologic process, but histopathologic evidence has confirmed the failed healing response nature of these conditions. Excessive or inappropriate loading of the… CONTINUE READING
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