The Iceberg Theory

If our tendons are not loaded progressively they are likely to become pathological/diseased/unhealthy. This is known as a tendinopathy. We are likely to develop a tendionpathy,  which is described in the literature as a pain and impaired function to a tendon with associated swelling. This used to be described as a tendonitis, but there is a wealth of evidence to suggest …

Load your tendons – they like it.

Tendons are great, they connect muscle to bone and allow us to produce unbelievable force and attenuate weights of up to 8-10 times our own body weight. It’s pretty difficult to rupture a tendon but if you step on that football pitch, squash court or pogo up and down at a One Direction gig – without any recent exposure to …