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20Aug, 2018

Achilles Tendonitis

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Achilles tendonitis is a painful and often debilitating condition. Located in the heel, the Achilles tendon attaches the calf muscle to the heel bone and is responsible for running and walking. The Achilles tendon is the largest, strongest tendon in the human body—which is fortunate, as this tendon also bears the highest loads of any other tendon. In fact, tensile loads can reach up to 10 times the person’s body weight during athletic activities. The incidence of Achilles tendonitis has increased over the past few decades, and currently stands at […]
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