The challenge of managing tendinopathy in competing athletes

  title={The challenge of managing tendinopathy in competing athletes},
  author={J. Cook and C. Purdam},
  journal={British Journal of Sports Medicine},
  pages={506 - 509}
  • J. Cook, C. Purdam
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • British Journal of Sports Medicine
  • Managing tendinopathy in season is a challenge for all sports medicine practitioners. Many of the strategies employed to treat tendinopathy in a rehabilitation setting are not suitable because of the time taken to recover. Management strategies that control pain and maintain performance are required. These include load management, both reducing aggravating loads and introducing pain-relieving loads, medications and adequate monitoring to detect a deteriorating tendon. Other interventions such… CONTINUE READING
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