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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But for the vast majority of Achilles' tendon complaints, "there is no compelling reason to use corticosteroids.
At the end of the three week treatment period, tensile strength testing of the Achilles' tendon was performed.
Rasch initially thought he was going to be out the rest of the season with what was believed to be a torn Achilles' tendon.
The Lakers could do anything in signing Turiaf from reaching an injury settlement with guard Laron Profit, out for the season after rupturing an Achilles' tendon, to waiving rookie Devin Green.
Profit ruptures Achilles' tendon: Swingman Laron Profit apparently ruptured his left Achilles' tendon in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's win.
Pacers center out: Indiana Pacers center Jeff Foster likely will miss the start of the season for the second straight year, this time because of a sore Achilles' tendon.
Also: Vasquez senior running back Garrett Watt suffered a season-ending Achilles' tendon injury in the freelance Mustangs' 38-0 victory Oct.
Durso appears fully recovered from a severely strained left Achilles' tendon suffered during the 2002 season.
4 and had surgery on his left Achilles' tendon in February.