Tendinopathy Blog December 2013

Dear all What a great year it has been, some excellent tendinopathy research. Thanks to all the blog readers and subscribers and I wish you all the best for 2014 Some interesting studies to sink your skeptical and analytical minds into this month. Enjoy Best wishes Peter   Fessel et al. 2013 – Collagen fibrils […]

Tendinopathy Blog November 2013

Dear all Have just enjoyed 4 excellent days at the Sports Med New Zealand conference – thanks for the great hospitality and view from my hotel room Key message from my lecture to delegates was – we need to rethink our focus on tendon ‘healing’   – there is no imaging evidence it happens after […]

Physioedge Podcast – lower limb tendinopathy rehab

Hi all Here is a link to a recent Physioedge podcast on lower limb tendinopathy practical considerations. http://physioedge.com.au/drpetermalliaras On iTunes http://itunes.apple.com/au/podcast/physioedge/id454714085 Direct link to file http://traffic.libsyn.com/physioedge/PE_023_Lower_Limb_Tendinopathies_with_Dr_Peter_Malliaras.mp3 All the best Peter

Tendinopthy blog October 2013

Hi all Has been a busy month – been teaching tendinipathy courses in Spain and the UK, consulting to athletes in the UK, and presenting at a Muscle and Tendon conference hosted by FC Barcelona (a real highlight, had to pinch myself a couple of times) Some great tendon research this month – enjoy Best […]

Tendinopathy blog September 2013

Hi All, Here is the latest tendinopathy research – on time! Interesting month – see what you think… All the best Peter   Dellaurdiere et al inject an anti angiogenesis agent  (bevacizumab) into rat AT and PT and show better healing after collagenase induced tendinopathy. Add it to the list of injection hopefuls in tendinopathy […]

Tendinopathy blog August 2013

Dear all Sorry the blog is late this month, been busy, but no excuses This month won’t disappoint – interesting stuff from pain mechanisms, to PRP, to load response and hysteresis – and lot’s in there that can be applied clinically Enjoy Peter   Littlewood et al. has written review on the role of the […]

Tendinopathy Blog July 2013

Dear all Fantastic research month in tendinopathy – read all about it below. Enjoy Peter   Maffulli et al show 17 year follow up of Achilles longitudinal tenotomy surgery – results are good, but I would argue that 99.9% would get better with conservative too – just need to convince them to do conservative rehab […]

Tendinopathy blog June 2013

Dear all Here is the latest in clinically relevant tendinopathy research. Some cool stuff, including our study showing eccentrics do not lead to better tendon adaptation than concentric after 12 weeks loading if load intensity is similar Enjoy Peter   The first study to suggest that, as in muscle, tendon adaptation may be more load […]

Tendinopathy blog May 2013

Dear all Here is the new look tendinopathy – links to PDF or abstracts included. Some interesting studies, including some loading studies Enjoy Peter   Second clinical study showing lack of benefit from PRP in Achilles Impact of autologous blood injections in treatment of mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy: double blind randomised controlled trial http://www.bmj.com/content/346/bmj.f2310   No […]

Tendinopathy Blog April 2013

Dear all, Here is the cream of clinically relevant tendinopathy research this month – don’t forget to look at link to abstracts here: Tendinopathy research blog April Hope you enjoy Peter Kulig et al. used a new method of analyzing 2D ultrasound images and found pain is associated with more degenerate tendons – similar to our […]

Tendinopathy Blog March 2013

Dear all, A solid research month in tendinopathy. The most pleasing thing is there is a lot more research on rehabilitation. Here are some highlights. Rees et al. argue for inflammatory vs degenerative pathoaetiology in tendinopathy. An interesting read highlighting that there are inflammatory cells and biochemicals in tendinopathy and arguing for the use of […]