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Category: Sports Injuries

Achilles Tendon

Achilles Tendon

The calf muscle is comprised of two separate muscles, the larger muscle on the upper half of the rear of the leg called gastrocnemius and a broader flat muscle that lies deeper inside called soleus. The tendon begins just under the belly of the calf muscle and goes all the way down to attach to the back of the heel bone. This can be the site of an immense amount of pain and discomfort.

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