Pink Flags and Tendons

Online Course: Pink Flags and Tendons

Learn how to promote positive outcomes in tendinopathy rather than just preventing the negative ones

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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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Pink Flags are psychosocial predictors of good or positive outcomes. They are directly opposite from yellow flags which are psychosocial predictors of poor or negative outcomes. Tendinopathy can be difficult to manage and it can be important to shift someone's beliefs and fears in order for them to buy into an active management strategy. In this course topic specialist, Ebonie Rio talks about using the concept of pink flags to promote self-efficacy amongst tendinopathy patients.


This course aims to introduce the concept of pink flags and how they can be applied to tendinopathy populations


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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