Tendinopathies

Develop an understanding of the structure and function of tendons along with common aetiology, diagnosis and management.

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Name the tendon...

  • Achilles Tendon
  • Patellar Tendon
  • Extensor Carpi Radialis Brevis Tenon
  • Rotator cuff tendon

Label the structure of the tendon

  • Epitenon
  • Endotenon
  • Tenocyte

Tendon supply

Tendons get bloody and nutritional supply from 

  1. MTJ and OTJ ()
  2.   or synovial sheath (

Tendinopathy continuum

  • Stress
  • Degenerative tendinopathy
  • Reactive tendinopathy
  • unloaded

Tendinopathy rehab progression

  • Reduce pain
  • Increase Power
  • plyometrics
  • Heavy, slow