Novel approaches to tendinopathy

Webborn, N (2007) Novel approaches to tendinopathy Disability and Rehabilitation, 30 (20-22). pp. 1572-1577. ISSN 0963-8288

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Abstract

Purpose. The last decade has seen an evolution in the thinking of tendinopathy from inflammatory to degenerative and hence a change in approaches to treatment. Method. We review the literature in this field to highlight the possibility of neural and neural-induced inflammation in this field. Results. Neuropathy is a possible source of pain in tendinopathy. Conclusion. Further work is required to develop the neuropathic model of tendinopathy, and to determine whether these neuropathic factors are responsible. The concept of neoneurovascularization being the issue in tendinopathy is established. The underlying mechanisms for the process require further evaluation

Item Type: Journal article
Uncontrolled Keywords: tendinopathy; sport and exercise science; sports medicine
Subjects: C000 Biological and Biomedical Sciences > C600 Sport and Exercise Science
A000 Medicine > A900 Medicine not elsewhere classified
B000 Health Professions > B100 Anatomy Physiology and Pathology > B190 Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology not elsewhere classified
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1080/09638280701786377
Faculties: Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School
Depositing User: Chelsea editor
Date Deposited: 29 Oct 2010 09:26
Last Modified: 29 Oct 2010 09:26
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/7806

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