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Sometimes patients and physiotherapists are interested in the original research for unusual treatments recommended. I’m going to try to add commonly used references here as they arise as time allows!

Eccentric strengthening for tendinopathy specifically Achilles. More recent papers on other areas:
Alfredson H. Pietila T. Jonsson P. Lorentzon R. Heavy-load eccentric calf muscle training for the treatment of chronic Achilles tendinosis. [Journal Article] American Journal of Sports Medicine. 26(3):360-6, 1998 May-Jun.

Angina patches for tendinopathy. Again, more recent work covers other areas:
Paoloni JA. Appleyard RC. Nelson J. Murrell GA. Topical glyceryl trinitrate treatment of chronic noninsertional achilles tendinopathy. A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.[see comment]. [Clinical Trial. Journal Article. Randomized Controlled Trial] Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - American Volume. 86-A(5):916-22, 2004 May.

Shoulder biomechanics, GIRD, Sleeper stretches and the circle concept of glenohumeral instability. Series of three excellent articles:
The disabled throwing shoulder: Spectrum of pathology part I: Pathoanatomy and biomechanics Burkhart SS, Morgan CD, Kibler WB
Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery
April 2003 (Vol. 19, Issue 4, Pages 404-420)

Effectiveness of active physical training as treatment for long-standing adductor-related groin pain in athletes: randomised trial
Hölmich P, Uhrskou P, Ulnits L, Kanstrup IL, Nielsen MB, Bjerg AM, Krogsgaard K
The Lancet - Vol. 353, Issue 9151, 06 February 1999, Pages 439-443


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