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Achilles tendinopathy is a common lower extremity injury in athletes as well as nonathletes. The Achilles tendon is often a site of injury in runners and is the second-most common running-related musculo­skeletal injury, after medial tibial stress syndrome, with an incidence of 9.1% to 10.9%.1 The lifetime risk in former elite male distance runners is a whopping 52%.
Source : Lower Extremity Review
On : 03-Oct-2016