TITLE

Novel Approaches for the Management of Tendinopathy

AUTHOR(S)
Maffulli, Nicola; Longo, Umile Giuseppe; Denaro, Vincenzo
PUB. DATE
November 2010
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;11/3/2010, Vol. 92-A Issue 15, p2604
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the management of tendinopathy, a failed healing response of the tendon. It offers information on several nonoperative management options for tendinopathy including eccentric exercises, extracorporeal shock wave therapy and the use of injectable susbstances, such as corticosteroids and aprotinin. It discusses the objectives of operative treatment and cites operative procedures for tendinopathy including radiofrequency microtenotomy, tendoscopy and neovessel destruction.
ACCESSION #
55152035

 

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