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How pressure massage work as a treatment for Achilles tendon problems

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Soft tissue treatment are often used for Achilles tendon problems but there is a lack of evidence for this kind og treatments. This work show that by treating the calf muscles with pressure massage the tendon gets better.

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This page is a summary of: Using Pressure Massage for Achilles Tendinopathy: A Single-Blind, Randomized Controlled Trial Comparing a Novel Treatment Versus an Eccentric Exercise Protocol, Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine, March 2019, SAGE Publications, DOI: 10.1177/2325967119834284.
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