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Simon Katich Suffers Achilles Tendonitis in Ashes | Katich Achilles

Posted December 6th, 2010 by Ian Constable No Comments

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Achilles Watershed Area – What is it?

Posted November 19th, 2010 by Ian Constable No Comments

Traditionally it was accepted that there was an Achilles watershed area about 4-6 cm up from the insertion of the tendon. Modern techniques show that there is no difference in blood flow except at the bottom. In fact it shows the opposite!

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Achilles Tendonitis with Increased Frequency of Running | achilles tendonitis increased running

Posted November 16th, 2010 by Ian Constable 2 Comments

Achilles Tendonitis, or more correctly Tendinosis, is thought to be caused by overuse which causes microscopic areas of damage to the tendon.
These areas of microtrauma are quite common with exercise and normal daily activities, and the body copes by repairing these damaged areas on an ongoing basis.
However the cause of Achilles tendonitis with increased running is due to the fact that this repair process is not able to cope with the repeated strains.
This “damage” accumulates and leads to mechanical breakdown of the Achilles tendon which develops areas of degeneration – Achilles Tendinosis.

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Calf Muscle Spasms and Pain in the Calf Muscles | calf muscle spasm

Posted November 2nd, 2010 by Ian Constable 4 Comments

A calf muscle spasm can be described as an involuntary tightening of the calf muscle. It is not under your control. Calf muscle tightness is not the same as calf muscle spasm.

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Signs of a Blood Clot in the Leg | signs of blood clot in leg

Posted October 28th, 2010 by Ian Constable No Comments

Sportspeople should be on their guard if they experience calf muscle soreness or a swollen calf for no reason.

If they do they should check for these symptoms :-

  • Gradual onset of PAIN
  • SWELLING
  • REDNESS
  • WARMTH to the touch
  • Increased PAIN with Dorsiflexion
  • LEG CRAMPS especially at night
  • Whiteish or Blueish DISCOLOURATION of SKIN
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Lee Westwood – Plantaris Muscle Rupture

Posted October 27th, 2010 by Ian Constable 8 Comments

Lee Westwood suffered a Plantaris Muscle rupture during his preparations for the French Open Golf Championship. Find out why he struggles to get fit.

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Torn / Ruptured Calf Muscle Symptoms

Posted October 26th, 2010 by Ian Constable 10 Comments

Sudden, sharp, severe pain in the back of the Calf Muscle. You are unable to put the heel down properly.

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Treatment for Pulled / Torn Calf Muscle | treatment for torn calf

Posted October 26th, 2010 by Ian Constable 1 Comment

This advice is for suspected Grade 2 strains of the Gastrocnemius, or Plantaris (“Tennis Leg”). For Calf anatomy and Grades of Strain see PRICE Immediately after the injury occurs start the P.R.I.C.E. regime. P.R.I.C.E. stands for: PROTECTION – use crutches for 2-3 days REST – don’t walk on the injured leg ICE – apply an [...]

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Best Calf Exercises

Posted October 26th, 2010 by Ian Constable 6 Comments

This is one of the Best Calf Exercises to stimulate repair in your injured calf.

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Plantaris Tendon / Muscle Rupture and Pulled Calf Muscle | Plantaris Tendon Rupture

Posted October 25th, 2010 by Ian Constable 2 Comments

Plantaris Tendon / Muscle Rupture Plantaris Tendon Rupture has become known as “Tennis Leg” although this term is also used for tears to the Gastroc or Soleus and / or any combination of the three muscles. The Plantaris muscle can become strained or suffer a complete tear. If you look at the tendon which is [...]

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