What is Achilles Tendinopathy?

What Is Achilles Tendinopathy? The Achilles tendon is a tendon shared by two major muscles of the calf: gastrocnemius and soleus.  It inserts onto the calcaneus (heel-bone).  The function of the Achilles tendon and its associated musculature is to raise the heel and lower the forefoot.  The tendon allows for recoil and shock-absorbance in the …

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