Table 1

Inclusion and exclusion criteria

Inclusion criteriaExclusion criteria
18–60 years of age
Clinical findings of Achilles or patellar tendinopathy:
  • Localised pain to tendon

  • Pain/stiffness on waking

  • Pain on commencing loaded activity

  • Pain after activity

  • Pain on mobilising after rest

Symptoms within last 12 months lasting for period in excess of 2 months
Systemic condition causing inflammatory tendinopathy