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Runner Therapy: Home Remedies for Achilles Tendonitis by irunnerblog Posted Thu 04 Nov 2010 6:50am As the countdown to the NYC is well under way I, of course, am slammed at work. As I sit in my cab this morning on my way in at 6:45, 4 runners just passed by on their way to Central Park, clearly on one their last runs before the race. Today, 5 of my patients will come in with Achilles tendonitis. For those of you with Achilles issues, ... Read on »
Achilles Tendon by Brian M. Patient Expert Posted Thu 02 Jul 2009 5:34pm I noticed during Tuesday's run with my brother (and through today) that I could feel my achilles tendon on the back of my right foot acting up slightly, primarily on any uphills or downhills. Therefore, I'll probably wait until this weekend to get in some more miles. It's not a major issue right now but I figure the smart thing to do is to take pr ... Read on »
Achilles Tendonitis Is A Dreaded Reality by Shilah C. Azib Posted Tue 22 Jun 2010 5:40pm Most runners have either experienced Achilles tendonitis or know someone who has. The Sharp pain felt right above the heel and the stiffness first thing in the morning, which makes going down stairs difficult. It is a painful injury that runners and triathletes find frustrating as it causes lay-offs for months, even years affecting ... Read on »
Achilles Tendon Rupture by Len S. Patient Expert Posted Thu 12 Sep 2013 11:00pm According to sports medicine specialist Dr. Victor Khabie, while you might tear your Achilles tendon while walking or stepping in a hole, an Achilles tendon rupture is an injury that is most common in explosive sports that involve lots of running and jumping and especially sudden starts, stops and changes of direction at speed. Millions o ... Read on »
Ryan Howard Has Torn His Achilles Tendon by Dr. Marybeth Crane Facebook Posted Sat 08 Oct 2011 3:09pm If it isn't hard enough to take a loss that exits your team from the MLB postseason, first baseman Ryan Howard of the Philadelphia Phillies ruptured his Achilles tendon. With two outs, Ryan hit a ground ball to second base resulting in an easy play at first sending the Cardinals to the NLDS. What was out of view of the play was the injury that ... Read on »
Achilles Tendon Rupture: Practice Guidelines by Northcoast Footcare Facebook Posted Tue 25 May 2010 6:23pm The Achilles tendon is a rope-like tendon which extends from the calf to the heel bone. It is the largest tendon in the body and a powerful plantarflexor of the ankle, propelling the body forward when walking and running. Achilles tendon ruptures are most commonly seen in middle-aged athletic men, but can occur in women [...full blog post] Read on »
David Beckham Tears Achilles Tendon by DrGibson Posted Sun 14 Mar 2010 7:08pm In a recent soccer game, David Beckham ends his run to play in a fourth World Cup when he tears his Achilles’ tendon . This is not a common problem for professional athletes, but is seen in weekend warriors more commonly. An Achilles tendon tear is an injury to the strongest tendon in the body. This injury can often require surgical corre ... Read on »
Runner Therapy: Confusing Medical Words Describing Achilles Pain by irunnerblog Posted Wed 28 Jul 2010 8:55am Question: I have a friend who is in good shape and stays in shape by playing in a soccer league.  A few weeks back he was playing in a game and with no contact from another player ended up rupturing his achilles.  The doctor said that there was really nothing he could do.  My question is how common are ruptured achilles for runners and wha ... Read on »
Running Injuries during a running streak by Perry R. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 29 Oct 2012 9:53pm There is a truism about running that many enthusiasts would prefer beginners do not know. Running hurts. No doubt about it, there is a certain amount of pain that you will experience if you decide to make running your exercise of choice. The pain can be as simple as blisters on your feet or it can be more substantial like a stress ... Read on »
Tendonitis Cures by Shilah C. Azib Posted Mon 24 May 2010 1:51am Tendonitis is described as inflammation, swelling, and irritation of a tendon. It is a painful condition that is most often felt at the tendon insertion site. Tendons are bands of fibrous material that attach muscle to the bone. Tendonitis usually occurs in middle or old age and develops when people have used the same motion over an ... Read on »