Achilles Tendinitis: The Man, The Myth, The Leg-End

Haven’t I heard the name “Achilles” before?

You’ve probably heard the name “Achilles” if you’ve ever studied Greek mythology. According to myth, Achilles was a legendary warrior in Agamemnon’s army during the Trojan War. He was known far and wide for his good looks and bravery.

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Ankle Nerve Pain

Where Does Nerve Pain in the Ankles Come From?

As an average person, you take 5,000 to 7,000 steps every day. So it's not surprising that ankle pain is one of the most common medical complaints. Since your ankles are subject to so much stress, ligaments, joints, and tendons will all have problems that lead to pain.

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Common Causes of Foot Pains

What Causes Foot Pain?

Foot pain can be caused by genetics, or it can be the result of an injury or disease. The location and severity of the pain, as well as the accompanying symptoms, are important to consider when seeking a pain-relieving solution.

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Os Trigonum Syndrome

What is the os trigonum?

The os trigonum is a tiny, additional bone in the foot. It is found on the back of the ankle and is a result of incomplete bone/ankle formation. During childhood, a part of the ankle joint called the talus bone is attached to the os trigonum by fibers. As the child grows and develops, the talus bone normally fuses with the os trigonum to create a small lump. In 3-15% of the population, however, the bones fail to fuse together and the os trigonum remains its own entity.

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