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Achilles Tendon


The Achilles tendon, also known as the calcaneal tendon or the tendo calcaneus, is a tendon of the posterior leg. It serves to attach the gastrocnemius (calf) and soleus muscles to the calcaneus (heel) bone.
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"Having a short Achilles tendon may be an athlete's Achilles heel". http://www.sportsinjurybulleti n.com/archive/ achilles- tendon .html. Retrieved on 2007-10-26. ...
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... he gave his name to the Achilles tendon, which connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the human body and can ...
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Achilles tendon rupture — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of serious lower leg injury. ... The Achilles tendon is a large, strong ...
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Treating Injuries to the Achilles Tendon with ART. Post Treatment Exercises ... The Achilles tendon transmits the force of the calf muscles (Gastrocnemius and ...
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The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. ... In most cases Achilles tendon pain is the result of tendinosis, not tendinitis. ...
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The Achilles tendon is one of the longer tendons in your body, stretching from ... It will protect your Achilles tendon from further stretching. ...
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Includes injury types, diagnosis, and treatment of inflammation or rupture of the Achilles' tendon.
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This fact-filled source of information dealing with foot, ankle, leg, knee, and hip disorders includes doctor-written ... may cause the tendon to be thickened ...
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Achilles tendonitis can be a precursor to a rupture of the tendon, therefore, it ... achilles tendon rupture. achilles cortisone injections ...
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Put ice packs on the Achilles tendon for 20 to 30 minutes every 3 to 4 hours for ... The lift prevents extra stretching of your Achilles tendon. ...
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