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ACHILLES HEEL

- Peta Bee, performance editor

IF THERE is an injury that unites all athletes it is Achilles pain. At some time in their career, most sports people will suffer a degree of pain in the tendons that bear the strain of running and jumping.

Its prevalence does bring a small bonus in that Achilles injuries are the most studied of all sports injuries. Physiotherapists and surgeons now know what works (and what doesn’t) when it comes to treating them and this week – on pages 36-37 – Paul Hobrough provides expert advice on caring for the Achilles and recovering from any pain it causes.

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