Achilles

Are young female athletes at greater risk for ACL injuries?

Young female athletes are five times more likely to sustain an ACL tear than their male counterparts. This is especially common in explosive multidirectional sports like soccer or basketball. It’s important for girls to learn…

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Treating Achilles Tendonitis

Overview of Achilles tendonitis Achilles tendonitis is a condition in which the Achilles tendon becomes painful or inflamed because of overuse. It’s often experienced by runners who make an abrupt change in their routine, such…

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