Category: Joint Health

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Human Anatomy – Achilles Tendon

Named after the eponymous Greek hero, the Achilles tendon bridges the calcaneus (heel bone) and the gastrocnemius and soleus (calf muscles). It is the body’s strongest and biggest tendon, a ring of fibrous tissue...

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Human Anatomy – Shoulder

There are many joints in the body, and one of its largest is the shoulder. A ball-and-socket type of joint, the shoulder is the most movable joint in the body. It is found wherever...

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Human Anatomy – Rotator Cuff

A rotator cuff is a set of muscles and tendons in the shoulder that connects the humerus (upper arm bone) with the scapula (shoulder blade). It allows the shoulder to rotate by securely holding...