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Patellar Tendinopathy: Where Does the Pain Come From?

  • Jill L. Cook
  • Karim M. Khan
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Abstract

The aim of this chapter is to address the question: Where is the pain coming from in patellar tendinopathy? The biochemical sources of pain will be discussed in Patrik Danielson and Alex Scott’s chapter, so this chapter will focus on the potential inflammatory, mechanical, and structural sources in the tendon and surrounding tissues.

Keywords

Mast Cell Patellar Tendon Neurogenic Inflammation Tendon Tissue Achilles Tendinopathy 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Primary Health CareMonash UniversityMelbourneAustralia

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