Entries in achilles tendonitis (2)

Thursday
Jan252018

Achilles Tendonitis

What Causes Achilles Tendonitis?

Achilles Tendonitis is an overuse injury that is common especially to joggers and jumpers, due to the repetitive action of these activities.

Most tendon injuries are the result of gradual wear and tear to the tendon from overuse or ageing. Anyone can have a tendon injury, but people who make the same motions over and over in their jobs, sports, or daily activities are more likely to damage a tendon.

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Monday
Jun262017

Plantar Fasciitis, Achilles Tendonitis, Shin Splints, Calf Cramps, Knee Pain, Hip Pain, Low Back Pain… What Do These All Have In Common?

As a population with an ever increasing number of hours spent sitting, tight calves (the muscles at the back of our leg basically above our heels and below our knees that give us the power to lift our body weight and go up on our tip toes) have never been so common. 

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