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The Anatomy, Function, and Rehab of the Achilles Tendon: Lessons from Matt’s PhD Dissertation
Doctors of Running Podcast, Episode 165


Achilles tendon injuries plague many a runner, but Matt is here with findings from his PhD dissertation to help us understand what's going on and find the path to recovery. Matt dives into the anatomy and function of the Achilles in the gait cycle. Then he explains tendinopathy, the most common injury to that tendon, and what puts runners at a higher injury risk. Finally, he gives rehab and strength-building tips and strategies to get you on the road to running at full strength again. If you or a fellow runner have ever suffered from Achilles pain, this is the episode for you!



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