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This study will evaluate if there is a difference in recovery of tendon structure and mechanical properties between males and females with Achilles tendinopathy receiving exercise treatment. It will evaluate recovery of tendinopathy with exercise intervention using outcome measures for tendon structure and mechanical properties along with validated measures of muscle-tendon function and symptoms.
The purpose of this study is to determinate de efectiveness of eccentric exercise combined with vibration or cryotherapy in achilles tendinopathy and its effects on the anterior rectus abdominis muscle. The investigators hypothesis is the combined eccentric exercise with vibration get better results than cryotherapy with eccentric exercise in rectus abdominis muscle parameters.
The purpose of this prospective study is to utilize a real-time ultrasound modality known as real-time Shear Wave Elastography (SWE) to first study the viscoelastic properties of the Achilles tendon to understand the functional differences between normal/asymptomatic vs tendinotic/symptomatic tendon states. The secondary aim will be to assess the degree of tendon healing after percutaneous tenotomy (a minimally invasive technique that can be used to treat tendinosis) and Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) targeting mid-substance Achilles tendinopathy. Utilizing a quantitative tool to assess healing response to percutaneous tendon fenestration and PRP injection may have significant clinical implications because it will provide insight into the mechanism of Achilles tendon healing.
this study evaluates the addition of initial short term NSAID treatment to physiotherapy prescribed exercise treatment in patient with early phase tendinopathy. Half of the participants will initially receive NSAID (naproxen) for 7 days, while the other half will receive a placebo, where after both groups will be subjected to 3 months heavy slow resistance training.
The purpose of this study is to compare the effectiveness of ultrasound guided brisement, brisement without ultrasound guidance and standard conservative treatment in patients who have been diagnosed with Achilles tendinosis. We are asking you to take part in this research study because you are a patient of the Brigham Foot and Ankle Clinic who has been diagnosed with Achilles tendinosis. About 100 people will take part in this research study, all at Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH). To our knowledge, there has been very little research in the efficacy of the addition of briesment injections to standard, conservative treatment of Achilles tendinosis. We hope our results will show which method is the most effective conservative treatment for Achilles tendinosis. This information will help doctors make decisions in the future.
The purpose of this randomized controlled trial is to use Shear Wave Elastography (SWE) to assess Achilles tendinopathy and the effectiveness of Blood Flow Restriction (BFR) training in patients with Achilles tendinopathy as measured by Numeric Pain Rating Scale, functional self-report, and objective functional measures. SWE will be utilized to objectively quantify tendon properties and BFR training and eccentric exercise will be utilized to treat Achilles tendinopathy.
Achilles tendon is a frequent lower-limb tissue where tendinopathy may arise. Percutaneous Therapeutic Electrolysis (EPTE®) is an electronic device that enables to treat accurately, guided by an ultrasound, the tendon injured area by applying a galvanic current through an acupuncture needle. Thus, the first stage of physiological regenerative process may be obtained. Design: Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial. Objectives: To know the effectiveness of Percutaneous Therapeutic Electrolysis (EPTE®) versus a sham intervention at improving pain and function in patients who undergo Achilles Chronic Tendinopathy and to determine the efficiency of Percutaneous Therapeutic Electrolysis (EPTE®) with monopolar needle versus Percutaneous Therapeutic Electrolysis (EPTE®) with bipolar needle at improving pain and function in patients who undergo Achilles Chronic Tendinopathy. Participants: patients diagnosed with Achilles Chronic Tendinopathy. Setting. Infanta Leonor Hospital, Madrid, Spain. Experimental intervention: Percutaneous Therapeutic Electrolysis (EPTE®) with monopolar needle, 330 microamps, 1 min 20 sec versus bipolar needle. Sham intervention: the guide tube of the needle contacted with the skin and the device remained switched on to simulate its functioning.
This project aims to investigate whether an increase in step rate can be used to reduce pain and injury causing movement patterns in runners who are currently experiencing achilles tendonopathy, iliotibial band syndrome, patellofemoral pain syndrome and medial tibial stress syndrome. Many injuries have been reported to share similar injury causing movement patterns. For example iliotibial band syndrome and patellofemoral pain syndrome have been reported to be caused by increased side to side drop of the pelvis and inward movement of the hip. Gait retraining is a method of changing the way people run in order to change movement patterns.Increasing step rate may present a gait retraining method that does not pose further injury risks and can be used across multiple different injury populations. Studies have shown increasing step rate can reduce frontal plane movement patterns at the pelvis, hip and foot as well as reducing sagittal plane joint angles such as ankle dorsiflexion. Based on the changes in movement patterns increasing step rate has been recommended as an intervention for the treatment of patellofemoral pain syndrome, medial tibial stress syndrome, iliotibial band syndrome and achilles tendonopathy. Therefore this study aims to investigate whether an increase in step rate can reduce pain and change injury causing mechanics in runners currently running with patellofemoral pain syndrome, iliotibial band syndrome, medial tibial stress syndrome or achilles tendinopathy. The aim of the project is to use a simple gait intervention, increasing step rate to investigate if this technique change can reduce pain immediately, at short term follow up and long term follow up. The project will also look at whether an increased step rate can be maintained at follow up and whether this changes movement patterns proposed to be the cause of injury. Runners will be recruited from local running clubs and competitions using poster advertisement at running clubs and emailed to running clubs
The purpose of this study is to compare in a randomized double blinded controlled trial the effect of heavy slow resistance exercises combined with ultrasound guided injections with local anesthetic with or without glucocorticosteroid in patients with achilles tendinopathy.
The purpose of this study is to determine whether Tendoactive, eccentric training, or the combination or both could be effective in the treatment of Achilles tendinopathy.