What is Achilles Tendinopathy?

What is Achilles Tendinopathy?

What Is Achilles Tendinopathy? The Achilles tendon transmits force from the calf muscles to the foot when a person pushes off the ground (e.g. with running and jumping), and helps with control when the foot touches down on the ground (e.g. with landing).  Achilles...
Calf Strain: Torn Calf Muscle

Calf Strain: Torn Calf Muscle

Calf Strain: Torn Calf Muscle The calf is comprised of two major muscles, the gastrocnemius and the soleus. The gastrocnemius originates above the knee joint, while the soleus originates below the knee, both muscles insert onto the heel by the Achilles tendon. A calf...