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Achilles Tendon Rupture

The Achilles tendon is the body's single strongest tendon. Its primary function is to transmit force from the upper leg and calf to the foot, enabling walking and running. An Achilles tendon... read more...

Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendinitis describes an inflammatory change of the Achilles tendon without a tear of the tendon. Achilles tendinitis may be acute or chronic. The onset of pain is usually unilateral but... read more...

Ankle Pain

Ankle pain can result from acute injuries or chronic conditions. This article is written with emphasis on the location of pain in an attempt to determine and refer you to the specific condition... read more...

Ankle Sprain

An ankle sprain is an acute injury that results in stretching, partial rupture or complete rupture of the ligaments of the ankle. The most common ankle sprain is an injury to the lateral ankle... read more...

Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Arthritis is an inflammatory condition of one or more joints. There are many different types of arthritis. Each type of arthritis has a characteristic... read more...

Equinus

Motion in the human body depends upon a fine balance between strength, flexibility and range of motion. Muscles need to be strong enough to accomplish a given task, but they also need to... read more...

Peroneal Tendon Rupture

Peroneal tendon ruptures are often the result of an inversion ankle sprain. During an ankle sprain the peroneal tendons pull up against the outside of the ankle to restrain the rolling motion... read more...

Peroneal Tendon Subluxation

Subluxation is the medical term used to describe the action of one or more anatomical parts slipping or moving out of its' normal position. Peroneal tendon subluxation refers to a recurrent snap... read more...

Shin Splints

Shin splints are a form of tendonitis that effect the lower leg. There are two types of shin splints; anterior and posterior. Anterior shin splints affect the anterior shin and are most known... read more...