Tendinopathy of the main body of the Achilles tendon.

  title={Tendinopathy of the main body of the Achilles tendon.},
  author={Anand Mahesh Vora and Mark S. Myerson and Francesco Oliva and Nicola Maffulli},
  journal={Foot and ankle clinics},
  volume={10 2},
Although Achilles tendinopathy has been extensively studied, there is a clear lack of properly conducted scientific research to clarify its etiology, pathology and optimal management. Emerging non-operative management and heavy load eccentric strengthening protocols based on these theories have yielded encouraging early results. Operative management traditionally produced good to excellent results, but randomized controlled studies comparing different surgical procedures and prospective… CONTINUE READING

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