Achilles tendon

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Achilles tendon tendinopathy. What is it and how to treat it

Achilles tendon tendinopathy is one of the most frequent injuries in running sports. The load will be a key element when it comes to an injury, as it happens in other tendinous structures. Overload, as well as an inadequate load adaptation, lack of load or sedentary life, will be risk factors to consider in this kind of injuries. The Achilles tendon, just like other tendons, has the following main functions: • transmission of power generated during muscle contraction. • and…

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most common mistakes made while running

Running: 5 mistakes while practicing this sport

Running is one of the most complete physical activity for our bodies. Running activity contribute to our physical and mental balance, but… warning!! You always have to take care and never exaggerate, otherwise you may end up with damages, and running is no exception. Even though running gives you a lot of benefits, you have to take proper precautions and a special care or some aspects of the running activity can become your worst enemies. Running: 5 mistakes we make while practicing We often…

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The Achilles tendon: Injuries and treatment with percutaneous electrolysis

The Achilles tendon, stretching from the heel bone to the calf muscle, is one of the strongest and longest in the body. It is responsible for the ability to extend the foot and point the toes. On average it is around 15 centimetres long and 6.1 mm in thickness in people aged 10-17 years, 6.3mm in people aged 18-30 years, and 6.9 mm in people aged over 30. It tends to be more flexible in women and the young, and…

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