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Understanding Tendon Dysfunction

Updated: Nov 18, 2022




Do you have chronic tendon dysfunction? Have you ever wondered why your clinician insists on putting you through a whole range of movements and tests before they treat you? Do you know why your therapist would prescribe you a heel raise exercise versus a jumping box?



When building a rehabilitation program for tendon injuries, different variables come into play. A thorough assessment can allow your clinician to identify the type of load that is causing pain, determine your present load capacity, identify your goal capacity and how to progress from your current capacity to achieve that goal.