Treatment and Rehab of Tendinopathy (P23-2)



Learning Objectives:

  • Review options for tendinopathy when therapy has failed.
  • Improve comfort in counseling for patients about these options.
  • Identify the stages and clinical presentations of tendinopathy.
  • Review current evidence for prevention and rehabilitation of tendinopathy.

Course Faculty:

Jeremy Close, MD, FAAFP, CAQSM

Dr. Close practices primary care and sports medicine in Philadelphia, PA. He has worked for the Phillies organization since 2014. He was the director of the Sports Medicine Fellowship and established Jefferson’s first Division of Sports & Exercise Medicine. Dr. Close co-directs and volunteers his time for the Athlete Health Organization, providing free comprehensive sports physicals to student athletes in underserved communities. Dr. Close was born and raised in Colorado. He enjoys many outdoor sports and activities as well as spending his free time with his wife and two children.


Paul Buchheit, MS, ATC, CSCS

Paul, 38, enters his second season as head athletic trainer with the Philadelphia Phillies. He previously served as an assistant athletic trainer for the Boston Red Sox from 2016-2019. Prior to being an assistant athletic trainer, Paul spent 10 years in the Boston Red Sox minor league system. He held the position of athletic training / medical coordinator from 2012-2015 and prior to that he spent six years as a head athletic trainer at the minor league affiliates. Paul is a native of Sioux City, IA where he became interested in professional baseball as an athletic training intern with the Sioux City Explorers, an independent league baseball team. Paul is a certified athletic trainer and a certified strength and conditioning specialist.

Difficulty Level: Mastery

Target Audience: AT, PT, OT, MD/DO, PhD/PsyD, RN


  • Injury and Illness Prevention and Wellness Promotion
  • Examination, Assessment, and Diagnosis
  • Therapeutic Intervention

Delivery Method: Virtual Asychronus

CE for Athletic Trainers only: 1.0 Category A CEU’s; all others receive a certificate of attendance.

Cancellation Policy: Cancel anytime and apply the payment to a future course.

Approved Provider Statement: ebpCENTRAL (BOC AP#10138) is approved by the Board of Certification, Inc. to provide continuing education to Athletic Trainer. This program is eligible for 1.0 Category A CEUs.  ATs should claim only those hours actually spent in the educational activity.


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