Search for dissertations about: "tendinopathy"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 19 swedish dissertations containing the word tendinopathy.

  1. 1. Patellar and Achilles tendinopathy : sclerosing injections and ultrasound guided arthroscopic shaving

    Author : Lotta Willberg; Håkan Alfredson; Jerker Sandelin; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; arthroscopy; jumper’s knee; sclerosing injection; tendinopathy; ultrasound; Orthopaedics; ortopedi;

    Abstract : Chronic painful tendinopathy is a common cause for elite- and recreational athletes to stop or decrease the level of their sports activity. Recent research on innervation patterns, histopathology and possible pain mechanisms in tendons has led to an increased knowledge about the chronic painful tendon. READ MORE

  2. 2. Influences of paratendinous innervation and non-neuronal substance P in tendinopathy : studies on human tendon tissue and an experimental model of Achilles tendinopathy

    Author : Gustav Andersson; Patrik Danielson; Sture Forsgren; Håkan Alfredson; David A. Hart; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Achilles tendon; tendinopathy; tendinosis; paratenon; innervation; substance P; neuropeptides; neurokinin-1 receptor; Anatomy; Anatomi; anatomi; Human Anatomy;

    Abstract : Pain of the musculoskeletal system is one of the most common reasons for people seeking medical attention, and is also one of the major factors that prevent patients from working. Chronic tendon pain, tendinopathy, affects millions of workers world-wide, and the Achilles tendon is an important structure often afflicted by this condition. READ MORE

  3. 3. Eccentric training in the treatment of tendinopathy

    Author : Per Jonsson; Håkan Alfredson; Jan Ekstrand; Umeå universitet; []
    Keywords : Eccentric training; Achilles tendon; patellar tendon; supraspinatus tendon; impingement; tendinopathy; tendinosis;

    Abstract : Chronic painful tendinopathies are common, not only in sports and recreationally active people, but also among people with a sedentary lifestyle. Both the lower and upper limbs are affected. There is lack of knowledge about the etiology and pathogenesis to tendinopathy, and many different treatments options have been presented. READ MORE

  4. 4. Achilles tendinopathy : evaluation and treatment

    Author : Karin Grävare Silbernagel; Göteborgs universitet; Göteborgs universitet; Gothenburg University; []
    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. READ MORE

  5. 5. On the nature and etiology of chronic achilles tendinopathy

    Author : Mats Åström; Malmö Institutionen för kliniska vetenskaper; []
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; gender; physical activity; aging; imaging; malalignment; blood supply; partial rupture; tendinosis; chronic tendinopathy; Achilles tendon; achillodynia; Surgery; orthopaedics; traumatology; Kirurgi; ortopedi; traumatologi;

    Abstract : The present studies included 362 consecutive patients and 147 healthy controls and were conducted to provide a rational basis for treatment and future research. The major lesion was a focal non-inflammatory tendon degeneration (tendinosis). Twenty per cent of the cases were complicated by a secondary partial rupture. The paratenon was normal. READ MORE