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Is your Achilles tendon your Achilles heel?

Achilles tendon injuries are a very common issue in track and field athletes, not exclusively but particularly with distance runners.  The Achilles tendon is the main piece of tissue that attaches the calf muscle to the back of the heel … Continue reading

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Achilles tendon injuries

A tendon is a band of tissue that connects muscle to bone. The Achilles tendon, also called the heel cord, connects leg muscles to the heel bone, allowing you to walk and run. Achilles tendonitis is a common injury among … Continue reading

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