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Is tendon pathology a continuum? A pathology model to explain the clinical presentation of load-induced tendinopathy
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    CONSIDER HYPOXIA NOT OVERLOAD

    I read with appreciation Cook and Purdam's article, as this continuum model is probably quite helpful in determining treatment choices. Where the article falls short though is the unproved presumption that the key initiating factor is over load. In perpetuating this oft quoted presumption the article fails to acknowledge the large population who develop tendon pain without overload/ overuse.

    I suggest that othe...

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