Achilles Tendinopathy Rehabilitation
Episode 57 of the Mountain Land Running Medicine Podcast is now available! In this episode, we discuss Achilles Tendinopathy Rehabilitation with Karin Grävare Silbernagel PT, ATC, PhD from the University of Delaware. Dr. Silbernagel has been a practicing physical therapist for over 30 years, mainly in orthopedics and sports medicine and her expertise is in the clinical aspects of tendon injury. As the principal investigator of the Tendon Research Group at the University of Delaware, she is working to advance the understanding of tendon injuries and repair so that tailored treatments can be developed. Her work has been directly integrated into the clinical guidelines with a focus on how to prescribe exercise and physical activity as treatment for patients with tendon injuries. She has presented her research at numerous conferences, and published in peer-reviewed journals (100+ published articles to date). Her research is funded by the NIH, Foundation for Physical Therapy, Swedish Research Council for Sport Science, and Swedish Research Council. She is also an Editor for Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.