Should you load a painful tendon? The answer might surprise you.

Listen to the insightful lecture below by Professor Jill Cook* to learn more about how you should address painful Achilles and patellar tendinopathies.

Professor Jill Cook, physiotherapist, PhD, is a professor in musculoskeletal health in the La Trobe University School of Allied Health in Australia. Her research areas include sports medicine and tendon injury. Since completing her PhD in 2000, Jill has investigated tendon pathology, treatment options and risk factors for tendon injury. Jill currently supplements her research by conducting a specialist tendon practice and by lecturing and presenting workshops both in Australia and overseas. Jill has been awarded numerous professional and research awards, including multiple “best paper” of the conference awards at several prestigious national conferences. She has over 175 peer-reviewed publications, serves as deputy editor of the British Journal of Sports Medicine, and is a member of the High Performance Commission for Basketball Australia.


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