Lower Limb Tendinopathy

Managing tendinopathies can be difficult. However, there are some key considerations related to exercise and loading principles. Importantly, there is no one size fits all exercise program.

The following infographic summary of @DrPeteMalliaras systematic review on Achilles and patellar tendon loading programs highlights the potential importance of various forms of loading and progressively increasing loading:

 

Listen to @ProfJillCook discuss tendinopathy management with Physiopedia host Rachael Lowe.

 

Supporting Articles

  1. Malliaras, P., Barton, C.J., Reeves, N.D. et al. (2013) Achilles and Patella tendonopathy loading programmes. Sports Medicine.  43: 267. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40279-013-0019-z