Mon, 11 December 2017
Tendinopathy patients may present for treatment with an ultrasound or MRI report in hand, unsure how you can help them, or how they can possibly recover when they have so much tendon pathology. To add insult to injury, they may even have a partial tendon tear on their imaging report thrown into the mix. How do imaging results impact your treatment and your patient's recovery? Are the imaging findings relevant to their pain?
In this Physio Edge podcast with Dr Sean Docking (Physiotherapist, PhD), you will explore what information imaging actually provides in your tendinopathy patients, how to explain imaging to your patients, and whether partial tendon tears identified on imaging will effect your treatment. You will also discover:
Sports injuries virtual conference
As mentioned in this episode Sean presented at the 2017 Sports Injuries virtual conference. His main conference presentation on tendinopathy and imaging discusses:
You can get immediate access to his presentation, and presentations from 13 of the leaders in sports injuries by CLICKING HERE
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Articles associated with this episode:
Alfredson. 2011. Midportion achilles tendinosis and the plantaris tendon
Brown et al. 2011. The COL5A1 gene, ultra-marathon running performance and range of motion
Docking et al. 2016. Pathological tendons maintain sufficient aligned fibrillar structure on ultrasound tissue characterization (UTC).
Docking et al. 2015. Tendinopathy: Is imaging telling us the entire story?
Lieberthal et al. 2014. Asymptomatic achilles tendinopathy in male distance runners
McAuliffe et al. 2016. Can ultrasound imaging predict the development of Achilles and patellar tendinopathy? A systematic review and meta-analysis
Simpson et al. 2016. At What Age Do Children and Adolescents Develop Lower Limb Tendon Pathology or Tendinopathy? A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Other episodes of interest:
PE 068 - Lower limb tendinopathy loading, running and rehab with Dr Pete Malliaris
PE 042 - Treatment of Plantaris and achilles tedninopathy with Seth O’Neil
PE041 - Plantaris involvement in achilles tendinopathy with Dr Christoph Spang
Direct download: Physio_Edge_075_Tendinopathy_imaging_and_diagnosis_with_Dr_Sean_Docking.mp3
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