The role of central nervous system in tendon pain.

Central mechanisms in tendon pain

Tendinopathy and the associated pain remain even today an enigma for both clinicians and patients. Data from animal studies have shown bilateral tendon changes in response to unilateral exercise. This advocates a potential centrally mediated process relevant to the pathogenesis of tendinopathy. The aim of this study was to review the available evidence for the presence of bilateral motor and sensory changes in patients with tendinopathy.

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