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Tips for senior runners for minimizing foot injury Carmel, NY (PRWEB) May 22, 2013 Speeding up can slow the effects of aging and mortality.
Notorious among athletes and trainers as career killers, Achilles tendon injuries are among the most devastating.
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).
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.
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.
By Megan Rauscher NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A painful Achilles tendon could be a sign of an inherited tendency to have high cholesterol, which carries a high risk of early heart disease, UK researchers say.
Anti-inflammatory painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxen may be ineffective in many cases of tendon injury, according to researchers.
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