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A tendon (or sinew) is a tough band of fibrous connective tissue that usually connects muscle to bone and is capable of withstanding tension. Tendons are similar to ligaments and fascia as they are both made of collagen except that ligaments join one bone to another...
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tendon n. A band of tough, inelastic fibrous tissue that connects a muscle with its bony attachment ... other connective tissues, tendon depends on the protein ...
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Information on tendon ruptures, a potentially serious problem that may result in excruciating pain and permanent disability if untreated.
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Online Medical Dictionary and glossary with medical definitions ... A tendon is somewhat flexible, but fibrous and tough. When a tendon becomes inflamed, the ...
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A tendon is the fibrous tissue that attaches muscle to bone in the human body. ... The forces applied to a tendon may be more than 5 times your body weight. ...
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The Achilles tendon, or tendon calcaneus, is a large ropelike band of fibrous ... Achilles Tendon Rupture Symptoms. When to Seek Medical Care. Exams and Tests ...
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Treatment of an Achilles tendon rupture is most often with surgery to reattach ... achilles tendon rupture. achilles cortisone injections (Continued from Page 2) ...
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Treatment of a biceps tendon rupture may consist of surgical ... Proximal Biceps Tendon Rupture. Biceps Tenodesis. Biceps Tendonitis ...
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Consequently, the tendon needs to have sufficient tensile strength. ... The primary function of a tendon is to transmit the contraction force of its ...
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The Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI) - serving the Los Angeles and San Fernando Valley California in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, knee and ...
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Includes injury types, diagnosis, and treatment of inflammation or rupture of the Achilles' tendon.
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The tendon attaches to the heel bone (calcaneus) and causes the foot to push off ... traumatic injuries to the Achilles tendon are common and can be disabling. ...
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Achilles tendon rupture — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of ... The Achilles tendon is a large, strong fibrous cord that ...
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In most cases Achilles tendon pain is the result of tendinosis, not tendinitis. ... tendinitis to describe a tendon injury. Achilles tendon tear or rupture. ...
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Definition of tendon from the Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary with audio pronunciations, thesaurus, Word of the Day, and word games.
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achilles tendon... a strong cord joining a muscle to a bone etc He has damaged a tendon in his leg. ... hamstring tendon. lateral humeral epicondylitis ...
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Achilles tendon injuries can quickly become chronic. ... This tendon is named after Achilles, who according to myth, was protected from ...
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A violent strain can cause injury to the calf muscles or the Achilles tendon. ... An Achilles tendon rupture is usually an unmistakable event. ...
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