Which hormonal treatments have been shown to be useful to prevent or treat tendinopathies?

{1} surveyed the links between hormones and tendinopathies but their main conclusion is:

The influence of hormones on tendon structure and metabolism needs to be further investigated. If found to be significant, multidisciplinary preventive and therapeutic strategies should then be developed.

{2} is a good example of what kind of hormonal treatment recommendations there could be: they showed that oral contraceptives provide protection against anterior cruciate ligament tears based on a national database study of 165,748 female patients.


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