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Achilles Tendinopathy

  • Kenneth J. HuntEmail author
Chapter

Abstract

Achilles tendinopathy is a common clinical syndrome that can impact active and nonactive people alike, but has particularly high prevalence in running and jumping athletes. The etiology of Achilles tendinopathy is multifactorial and typically includes one or more intrinsic and extrinsic factors. This chapter reviews the current literature on the approach to diagnosing and treating both insertional and non-insertional Achilles tendinopathy, including novel and controversial surgical treatments.

Keywords

Achilles Tendon Eccentric Exercise Achilles Tendinopathy Eccentric Training Flexor Hallucis Longus 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Foot and Ankle Section, Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryUniversity of Colorado School of MedicineAuroraUSA

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