Thread: Achilles Injury
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Old 04-12-2012, 09:43 AM   #16
Chas Tennis
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Default Any links for Eccentric Therapy?

Eccentric exercises are a very interesting concept as a cure. It might be a very positive thing for some chronic injuries.

Eccentric exercises are supposed to be very good for muscle hypertrophy due to their 'tearing up' of the muscle fibers. This injury more involves the Achilles tendon, correct? Have you found links that explain how it works to remodel or heal the calf injury especially on the microscopic level? Do you picture it as 'tearing up' of the poorly healed tendon and then allowing some remodeling?

There were some threads on TW a few months ago on eccentric treatment.
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