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BET 2: ECCENTRIC EXERCISE IN THE TREATMENT OF ACHILLES TENDINOPATHY
  1. Davina Flint, Physiotherapist,
  2. Stephanie Pugh, Senior Specialist Physiotherapist,
  3. Michael Callaghan, Clinical Specialist and Research Associate
  1. Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK

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    Report by: Davina Flint, Stephanie Pugh and Michael Callaghan, Physiotherapist, Senior Specialist Physiotherapist and Clinical Specialist and Research Associate

    Institution: Manchester Royal Infirmary, Manchester, UK

    A short-cut review was carried out to establish whether eccenctric exercise is beneficial in the treatment of Achilles tendinopathy. A total of 172 papers was found using the reported search, of which 14 represented the best evidence to answer the clinical question. The author, date and country of publication, patient group studied, study type, relevant outcomes, results and study weaknesses of these best papers are …

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