Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis

The calf muscles are attached to the heel by the Achilles tendon. This is primarily the thickened cord or fibrous band that runs down the back of one’s leg and attaches to the heel bone.   The main function of this complex is to force the foot downward in gait and...
Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are about as common as shopping carts at the grocery store.  Take a wrong step, walk on uneven ground, or be active in athletics, and sooner or later, you will probably have an ankle sprain.  By definition, an ankle sprain is a type of injury involving...