PT Inquest Episode 75: How a Tendon is Like a Doughnut

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Jill Cook and Karim Kahn gave a very interesting lecture on understanding tendinopathy at APTA’s Combined Sections Meeting (CSM) in February 2016. PT Inquest decided to take a deeper look. Can disorganized tendon tissue change? If it can’t does it matter? When we understand the true nature of tendinopathy, certain treatments become much more plausible and others appear almost silly. Also, Erik provides a poor man’s homemade doughnut recipe. Or is it donut?

Pathological tendons maintain sufficient aligned fibrillar structure on ultrasound tissue characterization (UTC).
Docking SI, Cook J.
Scand J Med Sci Sports. 2015 Jun 9. doi: 10.1111/sms.12491. [Epub ahead of print]

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Music for PT Inquest:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
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Photo credit: “Donut” by Jonas Bengtsson via Flickr.

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