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Review of Studies Fails to Show Benefit from Pharmacological Treatments for Achilles Tendinopathy

Researchers analyzing a collection of studies looking at the use of pharmacological interventions, including platelet-rich plasma injections, report there is no evidence to suggest any of the individual therapies work as well as the standard physical therapy rehabilitation approach.

Achilles tendinitis is an overuse injury which is common among runners. The painful condition […]

High Risk of Overuse Injuries among Ironman-distance Triathletes

Athletes who train for Ironman-distance triathlon events are at high risk for overuse injuries, according to a new study.

Researchers, who published their results in September 2013 in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, studied 174 participants in the 2011 Norseman Xtreme Triathlon in Norway. The triathlon is an ironman distance, where athletes swim, […]