[OCOSH Code: D004863 37718006 M21.3 FD_ED]
Summary: Contractures of the triceps surae commonly are treated by surgical lengthening
of the gastrocnemius aponeurosis or the Achilles tendon. Although these procedures
generally relieve contractures, patients sometimes are left with dramatically decreased
plantar flexion strength (i.e., decreased capacity to generate plantar flexion moment). The
purpose of this study was to examine the trade-off...
Added: Fri Nov 13 2009