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Mighty Achilles & Your Feet

“Mighty Achilles, demigod, slayer of Hector...Can Cause Havoc to your FEET"

 I often see dancers and regular runners as well as novice marathoners and others who try to push themselves too far too fast. Dancers almost always rupture their Achilles tendons just above the site where the muscle attaches to the tendon just below the calf. Among those more prone to this injury are women who wear high heels all the time and suddenly switch to flat shoes.

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