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Achilles tendinopathy : evaluation and treatment

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Title: Achilles tendinopathy : evaluation and treatment
Authors: Grävare Silbernagel, Karin
Issue Date: 2006
University: Göteborg University. Sahlgrenska Academy
Institution: Institute of Clinical Sciences. Department of Orthopaedics
Parts of work: I. Grävare Silbernagel K, Thomeé R, Thomeé P, Karlsson J. Eccentric overload training for patients with chronic Achilles tendon pain – a randomised controlled study with reliability testing of the evaluation methods. Scand J Med Sci Sports 2001;11:197-206

II. Neeter C, Thomeé R, Grävare Silbernagel K, Thomeé P, Karlsson J. Iontophoresis with or without dexamethazone in the treatment of acute Achilles tendon pain. Scand J Med Sci Sports 2003;13:376-382

III. Grävare Silbernagel K, Thomeé R, Karlsson J. Cross-cultural adaptation of the VISA-A questionnaire, an index of clinical severity for patients with Achilles tendinopathy, with reliability, validity and structure evaluations. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2005,6:12

IV. Grävare Silbernagel K, Thomeé R, Gustavsson A, Karlsson J. Evaluation of lower leg function in patients with Achilles tendinopathy Accepted for publication in Knee Surgery, Sports Traumatology, Arthroscopy 2006

V. Grävare Silbernagel K, Thomeé R, Eriksson BI, Karlsson J. Continued sports activity, using a pain monitoring model, during rehabilitation in patients with Achilles tendinopathy – a randomized controlled study. Manuscript
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Degree: Doctor of Philosophy (Medicine)
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Tendinopathy > therapy
Achilles tendon > pathology
Clinical protocols >
Abstract: Abstract. Background: Achilles tendinopathy is considered to be one of the most common overuse injuries in elite and recreational athletes. There are, however, only a few randomized studies of treatment and there is a need for standardized outcome measures for the patients’ symptoms and function. Purpose: The overall purpose of this thesis was to develop and evaluate outcome measures and treatment protocols for patients with Achilles tendinopathy. Material, Methods and Results: Initially, a meth... more
ISBN: 91-628-6764-4
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