To review assessed the effectiveness of eccentric exercise programmes in the treatment of common tendinopathies. The authors found a lack of. OBJECTIVES To determine the effectiveness of eccentric exercise (EE) programmes in the treatment of common tendinopathies. DATA SOURCES Relevant. Purpose. To systematically review the current evidence and determine the effectiveness of eccentric exercise in the treatment of chronic tendinosis.

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Clin Sports Med 23 — It appears that the studies were appropriately summarised in a narrative synthesis. Int J Epidemiol 31 — Stasinopoulos 53 RCT.

Exercise and chronic low back pain: Arendt Journal of hand therapy: Stasinopoulos D, Stasinopoulos I. Frequency of all exercises in all groups varied from week to week. Findings from this review are limited by the fact that included trials were based upon small sample sizes, and these numbers were often too small to reach eccenyric statistical power.

Chronic tendinopathy: effectiveness of eccentric exercise

Spine 28 — A prospective and retrospective analysis. VISA scores for knee function. In addition, the effects of EE programme durations and intensities should be investigated. Lancet — Various modalities have been recommended as appropriate treatment options for tendinopathy, depending upon the phase of presentation. The conservative management of Achilles tendinopathy.


Overall, the conclusions are likely to be reliable. Lysens Sports medicine Clin J Sport Med 15 — The functional assessment of elderly exerfise. Four studies investigated subjects diagnosed with AT, 27505259 four investigated subjects with PT 45535557 and the remaining three investigated subjects with LET.

Eccentric decline squat protocol offers superior results at 12 months compared with traditional eccentric protocol for patellar tendinopathy in volleyball players. Due to low sample numbers, large confidence intervals were present in many studies, making the majority of results inconclusive.

A User’s Guide to: Scand J Med Sci Sports 15 — Load increased to attain this. Effect of supplement of essential fatty acids on lateral epicondylitis: Studies that used EE were eligible for inclusion. Participants included in the review Studies of participants with a clinical diagnosis of tendinopathy of the Achilles tendon, patella tendon, common wrist extensor tendon origin, or rotator cuff tendons were eligible for inclusion, except if they had previously ruptured or undergone surgery of these tendons.

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Chronic tendinopathy: effectiveness of eccentric exercise

Topics Discussed in This Paper. Phys Eccentrkc 83 — Classification of Chronic Pain: VISA score for knee function. Study quality was assessed using published scales, both consisting of 11 tendinopthy. The aim of this systematic review was to evaluate the evidence for the effectiveness of EE programmes in the treatment of common tendinopathies. A qualitative study Raymond LeungNikolaos G. For dichotomous data, the numbers of events in each group were extracted along with the groups’ sample sizes.


EE, night splint or combination of both. Training was meant to be painful.

VAS Exerclse to sport: There is a lack of high-quality evidence to support the effectiveness of EE in comparison with other treatments for relieving pain and improving function or satisfaction in patients with tendinopathies. J Clin Epidemiol 51 — Other less common tendinopathies fell outside the scope of this review.

Health Services Research Methods: National Center for Biotechnology InformationU. Development of a highly sensitive search strategy for the retrieval of reports of controlled trials using PubMed. In the acute phase of treatment, reduction of risk factors such as training errors, 6 flexibility issues 678910 and biomechanical abnormalities, 6811 along with symptom reduction using relative rest, 91012 ice, 7810 and physical modalities such as ultrasound and laser have been suggested.