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Achilles tendon tendinopathy. What is it and how to treat it

Achilles tendon tendinopathy is one of the most frequent injuries in running sports. The load will be a key element when it comes to an injury, as it happens in other tendinous structures. Overload, as well as an inadequate load adaptation, lack of load or sedentary life, will be risk factors to consider in this kind of injuries. The Achilles tendon, just like other tendons, has the following main functions: • transmission of power generated during muscle contraction. • and…

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Pain and Brain: how is pain related to the tissue damage and the danger

This Post is based on the book “Explain pain“. Authors: David Butler y Dr Lorimer Moseley. Pain is an unpleasant sensation nobody likes to feel. Precisely, the “fact that it is unpleasant is what makes pain so effective, so essential in life”. Pain advices about the existence of a “pain” before the person who suffers could be damaged. It has a purpose: make the patient move away and avoid the danger. The pain aim would be, for this reason “protection and recovery”.  However, sometimes this…

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