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Tendinopathies are typically characterized by excessive loading and overuse, resulting in tendon breakdown and pain. (1,2) Pain is experienced either in the midportion of the tendon or at the tendon's bony insertion and is a common cause of disability. (3) Although often associated with active individuals (particularly runners and middle-aged athletes), Achilles tendinopathy also affects individuals with a sedentary lifestyle. (4-7)