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A clinical perspective to tendinopathy
  1. J L Cook1,
  2. J Karlsson2,
  3. K M Khan3
  1. 1School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Australia
  2. 2Department of Orthopaedics, Sahlgrenska University Hospital/Östra, Göteborg, Sweden
  3. 3Department of Family Practice, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  1. Correspondence to:
 Associate Professor K M Khan
 Department of Family Practice, David Strangway Building, Suite 320-5950, The University of British Columbia, University Blvd, Vancouver, Canada V6T 1Z3; kkhan{at}interchange.ubc.ca

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