In-Season Management of Tendons

Online Course: In-Season Management of Tendons

Learn how to manage tendionpathy in competing athletes

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Presented by:

Ebonie Rio

Ebonie is a tendon pain expert and researcher at La Trobe University in Australia.

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41
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Introduction

Managing a lower limb tendinopathy requires replacement of provocative loads with appropriate loading to increase the tendon's capacity without provoking symptoms. This can be particularly difficult when treating an athlete who is in-season as they need to train and compete at a high level. In this course topic specialist, Dr Ebonie Rio discusses her top tips of how to best manage an athlete who is actively competing while suffering from a lower limb tendinopathy.

Aims

This course aims to introduce the concepts of how loading affects tendons and how to manage an in-season athlete experiencing a lower limb tendinopathy

Outline

This course is made up of videos, reading, forum posts and a final quiz. The course content is split into the following sections:

  1. Video
  2. Reading activity
  3. Quiz

Target audience

This course is aimed at Physiotherapy and Physical Therapy clinicians, students and assistants. Other interested professionals such as athletic trainers, occupational therapists, nurses or medical doctors interested in this subject are also invited to participate.

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