Achilles tendon lesions in sport.

  title={Achilles tendon lesions in sport.},
  author={J Graham Williams},
  journal={Sports medicine},
  volume={3 2},
Achilles tendon pain is a common cause of disability in sportsmen. The majority of cases are due to overuse injury often exacerbated or precipitated by specific and recognisable factors. A variety of pathologies is demonstrable in Achilles tendon pain which accounts for the considerable variation in the described natural history of the disease. The study of patients with Achilles tendon pain is almost impossible unless an accurate diagnosis is made first. The specific factors of the various… CONTINUE READING


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