Abdelkader(2021)- rSWT for Achilles Tendinopathy – Double Blind RCT

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This is one of the outstanding lecture presentations on Achilles tendon management.

These lecture notes have been put on the blog due to high demand

The shockwave therapy is used activate various biological cells and therefore the various exercises are more effective shockwave therapy also reduces the pain which means that the exercises are more comfortable

Do not do these exercises if you have severe tendon pain before you have seen a sports physician or your GP it is important to know that Achilles tendon have failed to repair properly and can rupture spontaneously.

This is only the tip of the iceberg in understanding tendon  health care.  Each person requires their own exercise and shockwave therapy is useful to reduce pain and increase tissue healing  If one is a runner or sports person it is essential to include biomechanics

Running gait analysis, comfy quality running shoes, orthotics, and the rehabilitation process has to be extremely well monitored there are many forms of exercise such as running and jumping which will in fact cause the tendon to fail to repair properly. The healing of a tendon requires good careful monitoring AND THE EXERCISES SHOULD BE RELATIVELY PAIN FREE