The basic science of tendinopathy.

  title={The basic science of tendinopathy.},
  author={Yinghua Xu and George A. C. Murrell},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  volume={466 7},
Tendinopathy is a common clinical problem with athletes and in many occupational settings. Tendinopathy can occur in any tendon, often near its insertion or enthesis where there is an area of stress concentration, and is directly related to the volume of repetitive load to which the tendon is exposed. Recent studies indicate tendinopathy is more likely to occur in situations that increase the "dose" of load to the tendon enthesis - including increased activity, weight, advancing age, and… CONTINUE READING
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