Eccentric Exercise for Mid-Portion Achilles Tendinopathy
Eccentric exercise is more effective than other exercises in the treatment of mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy: systematic review and meta-analysis.BMC Sports Sci Med Rehabil. 2023 Jan 26;15(1): 9.
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371 patients with mid-portion Achilles tendinopathy were included in this systematic review and meta-analysis comparing eccentric exercise to control (other forms of exercise, electrotherapies, no treatment). Outcomes of interest included pain, function, range of motion, and strength. Only pain had sufficient data to pool; no difference in pooled pain scores was observed between the two groups. Fu...
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