Achilles Tendinopathy Clinical and Patient Subgroups

Had a lovely chat with Shawn Hanlon who is a PhD candidate about his relatively new paper exploring patient features and clinical characteristics and how they may define certain subgroups of Achilles tendinopathy.

Lots more to learn in this field and this is early work, but we discuss some of the juicy potential clinical implications.

Hope you enjoy!

And here is the link to the paper and also the

1/ Hanlon, S.L., Pohlig, R.T. and Silbernagel, K.G., 2021. Beyond the diagnosis: Using patient characteristics and domains of tendon health to identify latent subgroups of Achilles tendinopathy. journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy51(9), pp.440-448.

2/ And this is the bumper issue of JOSPT from 2015 that is all about tendinopathy: journal of orthopaedic & sports physical therapy45(11)