Where is the Achilles tendon located?

Answer The Achilles tendon, named after a character from Greek mythology who famously met his end after being wounded in it, is located between the heel of the foot and the back of the calf. It can be fel... Read More »

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Where is the Achilles tendon?

The Achilles tendon is located on the back of the foot. It is the tendon that connects the heel to the calf muscles. It helps us walk, run and jump. It is a common site for injuries such as tendini... Read More »

Achilles tendon pain?

Don't listen to the "I'm a doctor troll" guy. You might have strained it or something but the longer you wait to get it checked out the worse it may get. I say go see a doctor as soon as you can an... Read More »

Achilles tendon injury?

It sounds you might have had a partial tear of the Achilles tendon initially, and over the past 3+ months it has healed to some extent. The crackling is most likely due to scar tissue, from the hea... Read More »

How to strengthen an Achilles Tendon?

In taekwondo, we do this thing in our kicking stance where we bounce on the balls of our feet for probably ten minutes each time when we spar, after doing this exercise, you will feel a MUCH faster... Read More »