Latest Achilles tendon Stories
CHICAGO, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As heel pain continues to be one of the most prevalent foot problems affecting men and women of all ages, the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) today published a new clinical practical guideline to help physicians diagnose and treat the numerous conditions associated with it. Appearing as a supplement to the May/June Issue of the Journal of Foot & Ankle Surgery, the guideline is a revision of the original 2001 document and...
More than a third of National Football League (NFL) players who sustained an Achilles tendon injury were never able to return to professional play according to research in the current issue of Foot & Ankle Specialist (published by SAGE).
Longer toes and a unique ankle structure provide sprinters with the burst of acceleration that separates them from other runners, according to biomechanists.
When 100 m sprinters launches themselves from the starting blocks, the race can be won or lost in the first few strides.
Marquette University has lost freshman point guard Junior Cadougan to a torn right Achilles tendon, Coach Buzz Williams announced Friday. Cadougan, a 6-foot-1-inch, 205-pound native of Toronto, sustained the injury during a conditioning drill Thursday.
A new study finds that age, training or participation in high impact sports do not appear to be a factor in the development of Achilles tendon problems among older athletes.
U.S. foot and ankle surgeons predict an increase in foot pain as people try to keep fitness resolutions.
CHICAGO, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- You've signed up for the gym membership. You've bought new workout clothes and shoes. You've made a promise to yourself to stick to your New Year's resolution to exercise and lose weight.
DEAR DR. DONOHUE: I am a reasonably fit, 61-year-old male who exercises several times a week by walking and the use of Nautilus equipment. I am 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weigh 170 pounds.
WASHINGTON - Drug safety officials imposed Tuesday the government's most urgent safety warning on Cipro and similar antibiotics, citing evidence that they may lead to tendon ruptures, a serious injury that can leave patients incapacitated and needing extensive surgery.
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