Achilles tendon

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Achilles tendon

the fibrous cord that connects the muscles of the calf to the heelbone

Achilles tendon

[ə′kil·ēz ′ten·dən]
(anatomy)
The tendon formed by union of the tendons of the calf muscles, the soleus and gastrocnemius, and inserted into the heel bone.
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A sharp dissection was carried through the skin, subcutaneous tissues, and tendon sheath, and the tendo Achilles is exposed.
Increase load by external loading Post-exercise (Ice and stretch) advice From 1,3,7,8 Table 2 Reasons and counterarguments for the superiority of eccentric exercises over concentric exercises for musculo- tendinous unit hypertrophy and strengthening in Achilles tendinopathy Argument for Counterargument Specificity The Achilles tendon is fundamental The tendo Achilles is loaded to lower limb SSC performance.
Pronounced Helbings' sign ('C' shaped, lateral oriented curvature of the Tendo Achilles, associated with valgus position of the calcaneus)
The gastrocnemius and soleus form the tendo Achilles and inserted into calcaneal bone.

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