Should I Undergo An Achilles Tendon Repair?
In classical mythology, Achilles was a nearly invincible hero. Unlike the rest of us, he had only one weak spot—his heel. While the story of Achilles may be a myth, the idea of the “Achilles heel” is not. Your Achilles tendon connects the muscles of your calf—the gastrocnemius and the soleus—to your heel bone, the calcaneus. This tendon is vital to walking and running, and it’s vulnerable to numerous types of injuries. Some of these are minor problems. If, however, the injury is severe, one treatment option that might be […]