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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Achilles Tendinitis

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Achilles Tendinitis

| September 9, 2015 | Reply

Your Achilles tendon is a wide tendon that anchors your two calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) to your heel. This tendon can be prone to injury due to the large weight load that is put through it. When you add in things like a lack of flexibility, repetitive movements, poor foot mechanics (supination or pronation), and the incline you are walking up, you are putting that tendon in an injury stress zone.

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