Achilles tendon rupture may affect people of any age, during any type of sport. It mostly occurs during activities requiring a propulsion that creates sudden and fatal tension of the tendon.
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Achilles tendinitis is an inflammation of the tendon including all pains in the Achilles tendon. It commonly affects all athletes, but most particularly runners and joggers, usually resulting from a too high training volume and aggravated by micro-traumas due to shoe-ground interface.
Extensively used in certain sports (running, walking, activities requiring impulsions,...), the arch of the foot can sometimes suffer lesions.
Ever exercised to the point of pain? Ever twisted an ankle? Ever fallen on your knees? …
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The calf is the convex section located between the Achilles tendon and the back of the knee. Its muscle structure consists of the triceps surae and lateral peroneal muscles that give it volume. Heavily used during exercise, it's important to take care of your calf muscles.
The knee is a complex joint that supports the weight of the body. The bones, ligaments,tendons, and cartilage that make up the knee produce a flexible movement while maintaining the cohesion of the joint. It is important to take good care of your knees, which are heavily used during your athletic activities.
The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body, containing several ligaments, tendons and muscles that connect the trunk of the human body to the arm. This joint is heavily used every day, and during sports practice, the shoulder can suffer numerous injuries with common risks: bone, muscle or tendon pain. To reduce these risks, it's important you look after your joint.
The thigh is the part of the lower limb at the top of the leg, between the hip and the knee. It contains a central bone, called the femur, and a dozen muscles. When doing sport, a range of muscle strains can affect the thigh, which is why you need to take care of it.
The wrist is the joint that allows movement of the hand relative to the forearm. It consists of two bones in the forearm, which are linked to the upper part of the hand, a collection of 8 bones which make up the heel of the hand. Being a complex joint that can easily be damaged by a direct impact, it's important you take care of your wrist.
The thumb is the first finger of the hand. It is the thickest and shortest. It consists of two phalanges articulated at the interphalangeal joint. Its joint is opposable to those of the other fingers, giving it an essential role in handling an object like a volleyball, handball or rugby ball, for example. Heavily used in these types of sports, it's important you look after your thumb
The elbow is the joint connecting the upper arm and the forearm by joining three bones together: the radius, the ulna (cubitus) and the humerus. So we find the junction of three joints, and not just one. That's why it's important you look after this part of your body during sports activities.
The ankle, also called the instep, is the joint connecting the leg to the foot. It allows you to carry out flexion, extension, and very slight lateral movements. It is a fragile joint that is very heavily used on a daily basis and during sport. It is important to take good care of it, since the ankle supports the weight of the body.