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Ta

A Burmese unit of length equivalent to 3.2004 meters.
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At baseline and after three and six months, all patients were asked to rate their subjective Achilles tendon pain and functional limitations using a Victorian Institute of Sports Assessment-Achilles (VISA-A) questionnaire.
But patients who get conservative treatment take longer to return to sport, are weaker, and have less confidence in their Achilles tendon. In addition, they're not able to push up properly when walking, going up and down stairs, and running.
Surgical interventions for treating acute Achilles tendon ruptures.
Claudio Bravo suffered an Achilles tendon injury yesterday
KEYWORDS: Achilles tendon repair, Anchor suture, Biomechanical study, Rupture of Achilles tendon.
A real-time ultrasound apparatus (MyLab 60, Esaote S.p.A., Genova, Italy) with a 10-cm B-mode linear-array probe (LA 923, Esaote S.p.A., Genova, Italy) was used to obtain Achilles tendon length changes.
(12) and the ATRS at present is the most appropriate and the most used patient-reported outcome measure after Achilles tendon rupture (1, 5).
The Achilles tendon (AT) is one of the thickest and strongest tendons in the body which is formed from the tendinous contributions of the gastrocnemius and soleus muscles coalescing approximately 15 cm proximal to its insertion.
Orthotics can offer some relief, but for patients with shortened Achilles tendons, it potentially can cause more discomfort.
(2) Similarly, Comin and colleagues reported an incidence of Achilles tendon injury of 5% over a 24 month period in a study of dancers in the English Royal Ballet.