ECCENTRIC MUSCLE CONTRACTIONS – SAY WHAT?

We take it for granted, but did you know that your muscles lengthen as they contract? At first this doesn’t seem to make sense; however, muscles are often active while they are lengthening. This occurs when the external force is greater than the force the muscle(s) generates. Eccentric muscle contractions happen all of the time.

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ACHILLES TENDON CARE – NEW THERAPY CAN END MONTHS OF PAIN.

The Achilles tendon is the large cord-like structure at the back of the ankle. It is responsible for transferring the muscle forces generated by the calf, which in turn allows you to roll onto the ball of your foot during walking and running. We don’t realize it, but this tendon can withstand tremendous stress. It

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