Achilles tendon

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Synonyms for Achilles tendon

a large tendon that runs from the heel to the calf

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To learn more about surgery for Achilles tendon rupture and see photos of a repair, visit the Achilles Tendon Rupture Surgery page at FootCareMD.
John Barnes, likewise, ruptured his Achilles tendon, aged 28, while playing in England's last game before the 1992 European Championships.
The Achilles tendon can withstand very strong forces - up to 500 kg when you're hopping, for example - and you might think that it would be exposed to minor injuries all the time, thus requiring constant repair and renewal," Katja Heinemeier, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen said.
The Achilles tendon were severed completely in longitudinal fashion and splitted using B.
He said: "Julie's ruptured Achilles tendon injury required a complete Achilles reconstruction, which is one of the most challenging rehabilitation programmes for any patient of any age.
On a separate day, an MRI scanner took images of each man's heels and Achilles tendons.
The England midfielder suffered a torn Achilles tendon playing for AC Milan Sunday and looks certain to miss this year s World Cup.
The sheath is stripped off the Achilles tendon to allow more blood to get to it.
Sky Blues striker Leon McKenzie is carried off with a suspected ruptured Achilles tendon after collapsing in agony during Saturday's game against Birmingham.
Meeuws was carried off with an Achilles tendon injury during Friday night's 18-16 Magners League defeat to Munster at the new Parcy Scarlets stadium.
Welsh told how problems began after he got a steroid jab into his Achilles tendon following a foot injury.
A sore quadriceps early in camp led to a sore Achilles tendon that Gorneault battled through enough to start in Tuesday's intrasquad game.
Abstract: A 47-year-old African-American male presented complaining of Achilles tendon pain.
McDavid's Achilles Tendon Strap features a buttress over the Achilles tendon for maximum pain relief.