Percutaneous Longitudinal Tenotomies for Chronic Achilles Tendinopathy

  • Jonathan S. Young
  • Murali Krishna Sayana
  • Vittorino Testa
  • Filippo Spiezia
  • Umile Giuseppe Longo
  • Nicola MaffulliEmail author


Athletic tendinopathy is an overuse condition causing pain and swelling in and around tendons,8 not only restricted to athletes, but 25–30% of patients are nonathletes.1


Achilles Tendon Stab Wound Tendon Fibre Bloodless Field Crural Fascia 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jonathan S. Young
  • Murali Krishna Sayana
  • Vittorino Testa
  • Filippo Spiezia
  • Umile Giuseppe Longo
  • Nicola Maffulli
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Centre for Sports and Exercise MedicineQueen Mary University of London, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry, Mile End HospitalLondonUK

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