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Tendo Achilles Disorders - Rupture Orthoteers

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Description: The most common mechanism for TA rupture is pushing off with the weight-bearing forefoot while extending the knee (eccentric contraction of the calf muscles). The same effect can also be created by a sudden unexpected dorsiflexion of the ankle as in a fall from a height.

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Added: Thu Nov 20 2008