Treatment for insertional Achilles tendinopathy: a systematic review

  title={Treatment for insertional Achilles tendinopathy: a systematic review},
  author={J. Wiegerinck and G. Kerkhoffs and M. N. Sterkenburg and I. Sierevelt and C. N. Dijk},
  journal={Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy},
  • J. Wiegerinck, G. Kerkhoffs, +2 authors C. N. Dijk
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy
  • PurposeSystematically search and analyse the results of surgical and non-surgical treatments for insertional Achilles tendinopathy.MethodsA structured systematic review of the literature was performed to identify surgical and non-surgical therapeutic studies reporting on ten or more adults with insertional Achilles tendinopathy. MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE (Classic) and the Cochrane database of controlled trials (1945–March 2011) were searched. The Coleman methodology score was used to assess the… CONTINUE READING
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