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Volume:2 Issue:7 Number:157 ISSN#:2564-2537
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ACE Report #736
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Achilles Tendinopathy: Eccentric training results in successful outcomes


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OrthoEvidence. Achilles Tendinopathy: Eccentric training results in successful outcomes . ACE Report. 2013;2(7):157. Available from: https://myorthoevidence.com/AceReport/Report/736

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:N/A

Eccentric Training Decreases Paratendon Capillary Blood Flow and Preserves Paratendon Oxygen Saturation in Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy

J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2007 May;37(5):269-76

Contributing Authors: K Knobloch R Kraemer M Jagodzinski J Zeichen R Meller PM Vogt

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Synopsis

20 patients either with insertional or midportion chronic Achilles tendinopathy were randomized to receive eccentric training or conventional cryotherapy as treatment for this condition. The results indicated that following the 12 week treatment period, eccentric training resulted in reduced paratendinous blood flow, decreased pain, unchanged and preserved oxygen saturation, and reduced postcapill...

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