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Achilles Tendinopathy
Mika Paavola, MD, PhD; Pekka Kannus, MD, PhD; Tero A.H. Järvinen, MD, PhD; Karim Khan, MD, PhD; Lászlo Józsa, MD, PhD; Markku Järvinen, MD, PhD
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Investigation performed at Tampere University Hospital and Medical School, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland; Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute, Tampere, Finland; the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada; and the National Institute of Traumatology, Budapest, Hungary

Mika Paavola, MD, PhD
Tero A.H. Järvinen, MD, PhD
Markku Järvinen, MD, PhD
Department of Surgery, Tampere University Hospital, P.O. Box 2000, FIN-33521, Tampere, Finland. E-mail address for M. Paavola: csmipa@uta.fi. E-mail address for T.A.H. Järvinen: blteja@uta.fi. E-mail address for M. Järvinen: llmaja@uta.fi

Pekka Kannus, MD, PhD
Accident and Trauma Research Center and the Tampere Research Center of Sports Medicine, Urho Kaleva Kekkonen Institute, Kaupinpuistonkatu 7, PL 30, 33501 Tampere, Finland. E-mail address: klpeka@uta.fi

Karim Khan, MD, PhD
Department of Family Practice (Sports Medicine) and School of Human Kinetics, University of British Columbia, 210 War Memorial Gym, 6081 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z1, Canada. E-mail address: kkhan@interchange.ubc.ca

Lászlo Józsa, MD, PhD
Department of Morphology, National Institute of Traumatology, P.O. Box 21, H-1430 Budapest, Hungary

In support of their research or preparation of this manuscript, one or more of the authors received grants or outside funding from the Sigrid Juselius Foundation, Helsinki, Finland; Tampere University Hospital Research Fund; and the Research Council for Physical Education and Sports Ministry of Education, Finland. None of the authors received payments or other benefits or a commitment or agreement to provide such benefits from a commercial entity. No commercial entity paid or directed, or agreed to pay or direct, any benefits to any research fund, foundation, educational institution, or other charitable or nonprofit organization with which the authors are affiliated or associated.

J Bone Joint Surg Am, 2002 Nov 01;84(11):2062-2076
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• The combination of Achilles tendon pain, swelling, and impaired performance indicates the clinical diagnosis of Achilles tendinopathy.
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