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Dr Dylan Morrissey
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Dr Dylan Morrissey

Dr Dylan Morrissey PhD - Dylan's overarching career objective as a clinical academic is to combine the best of educational, clinical and research practice in order to develop and deliver high quality evidence based physiotherapy for patients with musculoskeletal disorders. He is a consultant physiotherapist in Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy and clinical reader in Sports and Exercise Medicine, who recently started a 5-year NIHR/HEE fellowship with clinical trials as a primary focus. His key research theme is the link between movement and pathology, with a particular interest in tendinopathy.

Dylan is also in charge of all the commissioning editors working under the Physical Therapy category for sportEX. He coordinates the commissioning editors and plays a central part in helping plan and review content.

Recent content

  • Diagnosing Achilles tendinopathy: a ‘how to’ guide

    This article offers a ‘how to’ guide for diagnosing Achilles tendinopathy. We describe the differential diagnoses and look carefully at the history taking, examination methods and imaging techniques that are useful in diagnosing Achilles tendinopathy. The article is accompanied by a custom produced animation explaining the tendinopathy continuum, 7 professionally produced videos covering Achilles tendinopathy examination in standing and in lying, low dye taping, making temporary orthotics, eccentric loading and some case scenarios and a multiple choice quiz which results in the generation of a Pass certificate in the Quizzes area of your account on successful completion.