Clinical Utility of Diagnostic Ultrasound in Athletes with Tendinopathy (ICL 22)

  • Ferran AbatEmail author
  • Nicola Maffulli
  • H. Alfredson
  • E. Lopez-Vidriero
  • C. Myers
  • S. Gomes
  • O. Chan


Chronic painful tendinopathy is common in elite and recreational athletes and in sedentary subjects; all may have to stop or decrease their level of physical activity [1, 2]. Midportion Achilles tendinopathy and for the younger and heavy loading population also patellar tendinopathy are problematic injuries. However, recent research on innervation patterns histopathology and pain mechanisms in Achilles and patellar tendons has led to an increased knowledge about the chronic painful tendon [3–6].


Patellar Tendon Injection Therapy Tennis Elbow High Blood Flow Patellar Tendinopathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ferran Abat
    • 1
    Email author
  • Nicola Maffulli
    • 2
  • H. Alfredson
    • 3
  • E. Lopez-Vidriero
    • 4
  • C. Myers
    • 5
  • S. Gomes
    • 6
  • O. Chan
    • 7
  1. 1.Department of Sports OrthopaedicReSport Clinic BarcelonaBarcelonaSpain
  2. 2.Centre for Sports and Exercise Medicine, Queen Mary University of London Barts and The London School of MedicineLondonUK
  3. 3.Sports Medicine UnitUniversity of UmeåUmeåSweden
  4. 4.Department of OrthopaedicInternational Sports Medicine Clinic and Ibermutuamur SevillaSevillaSpain
  5. 5.Complete Physio, Tendon PerformanceSports Medicine Ultrasound Group (SMUG)LondonUK
  6. 6.Department of MSK RadiologyClinica do Dragao Espregueira Mendes Sports Centre – FIFA Medical Centre of ExcellencePortoPortugal
  7. 7.Department of MSK RadiologyBMI London Independent HospitalLondonUK

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