Nonsurgical Management of Midsubstance Achilles Tendinopathy.
Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)
Midsubstance Achilles tendinopathy is one of the most common lower leg conditions. Most patients can recover with nonsurgical treatment that focuses on tendon loading exercises and, when necessary, symptom modulating treatments such as topical, oral, or injected medication, ice, shoe inserts, manual therapy, stretching, taping, or low-level laser. If unresponsive to initial management, a small percentage of patients may consider shockwave or sclerosing treatment and possibly surgery.
- McClinton, S; Luedke, L; Clewley, D
- April 2017
Volume / Issue
- 34 / 2
Start / End Page
- 137 - 160
Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
- United States