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Great Ideas for Foot and Lower Leg health

Life is full of opportunities that we want to grab with both hands. However a moments though on how best to protect and look after our feet and lower legs and could pay dividends in the future. Here are many great ideas that just may keep you on your feet .

Achilles Tendonitis or Achilles Tendinopathy 

Achilles Tendinopathy ot Achilles TendonitisAchilles Tendinopathy or Achilles tendonitis is a common overuse injury affecting both men and women. It is seen in across all age groups and affects people of varying fitness levels.

As the name entails, Achilles Tendinopathy affects the Achilles tendon, which is the cord like structure at the back of your ankle connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone.

Achilles tendinopathy refers to damage of the tissues which make up the Achilles tendon and associated pain felt in the region. It is an injury that generally develops over time (due to overuse) as oppose to a once-off incident.  Read More...