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Synonyms for gastrocnemius

the muscle in the back part of the leg that forms the greater part of the calf

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2009) showing that maximum dorsiflexion reached a plateau after 2 minutes when both the gastrocnemius and Achilles tendons underwent SS at maximum dorsiflexion in a prone position.
Post-treatment ultrasonographic assessment of spastic gastrocnemius muscle showed a significant improvement in the compressibility ratio in the aquatic exercise group.
Comparison of phenol and alcohol neurolysis of tibial nerve motor branches to the gastrocnemius muscle for treatment of spastic foot after stroke: a randomized controlled pilot study.
As depth of knee flexion increased from partial-squat to deep-squat, muscle activity of vastus lateralis, gastrocnemius and gluteus maximus increased.
With our study, we would like to conclude that the comminution and the insult to the soft tissues can be better managed by limited dissection, wherein gastrocnemius can be kept relaxed to reduce and align the fragments on the medial and posterior aspects of the distal femur.
gastrocnemius has been done according to the recommendations -8 weeks after the first symptoms and four weeks after completion of corticosteroid therapy.
The dancers demonstrated significantly shorter Achilles length to the gastrocnemius, with a mean (SD) of 18.
Both groups were given routine physiotherapy treatment which consisted of applying hot pack for 15 minutes and Bobath treatment (reflex inhibitory postures) followed by stretching the Achilles tendon (10 repetitions with at least 8 seconds hold); however, intervention group was additionally provided with cross-friction massage on both the legs at soleus and gastrocnemius along Achilles tendon.
Since lifting was assumed to be a relatively symmetrical activity, only the right erector spinae, rectus abdominis, biceps femoris, rectus femoris and gastrocnemius were palpated and electrodes were placed on the belly of these muscles parallel to the muscle fibres where they would provide the strongest electrical signal (Basmajian, 1967).
Two proximal heads converge into one distal tendon in the gastrocnemius muscle.
Following blunt dissection of the medial head of the gastrocnemius from the capsule, an arthrotomy is performed, exposing the joint.
weirdly cool how it fit between the ledges of the gastrocnemius and
Prolonged insertional activity, spontaneous fibrillation potentials, and runs of positive sharp waves were found in the left gastrocnemius, iliofibularis, long digital extensor, and some flexor muscles (Fig 4).
This position allowed the soleus plantar flexion strength to be measured statically, with the gastrocnemius muscles in active insufficiency (42).