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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The Achilles tendon or tendo calcaneus is the largest and strongest tendon in the body present on the back of the leg.
The study was performed by the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and showed supplementation with a specific bioactive collagen peptide, combined with a rehabilitation exercise program, significantly reduced both pain and functional limitations in participants suffering from Achilles tendon injury.
A Many surgeons opt for what yours is calling conservative treatment of a ruptured Achilles tendon. This would mean a minimally invasive repair done through the skin, and studies have shown that this gives equivalent results to open surgery.
The tendon included in the flap reconstructed the gap of the distal Achilles tendon overlying the calcaneus, the skin island covered the defect and donor site defect was skin grafted.
A statement from the club read: "Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo has sustained an Achilles tendon injury in today's training session.
Methods: Twenty four fresh frozen cadaver Achilles tendon specimens were collected and randomly divided into three groups (n=8), Group-A Bunnell suture method, Group-B Bosworth suture and Group-C anchor suture respectively.
Therefore, in this study, we investigated the relationship between Achilles tendon stiffness (ATS) and GCT.
The inclusion criteria were patients between 30 and 55 years old, mid-substance Achilles complete rupture, percutaneous double Dresden technique (11), history of intermittent exercise routine (> 30 minutes of physical activity, once or twice per week), soccer players, first Achilles tendon injury, and possibility of participation in rehabilitation and evaluations.
Keywords: Achilles tendon, Acoustic Radiation Force Impulse, Intermittent claudication, Doppler ultrasound.
Determine whether the talus bone is straight or in a valgus position, and whether there is a shortened Achilles tendon. This is crucial in predicting whether symptoms will emerge if they haven't already.
Achilles tendon injury is particularly detrimental to ballet dancers.
Achilles tendon structure improves on UTC imaging over a 5-month pre-season in elite Australian football players.
Haglund syndrome can cause mechanical impingement to the retrocalcaneal bursa and Achilles tendon. Patients with the syndrome will present with posterior heel pain and pain on passive ankle motion.
The Achilles tendon typically fails by the same mechanism [7], though there are no reports to date of simultaneous tuberosity avulsion and complete Achilles tendon rupture.