Victor Descoteaux

Understand your feet.

Entries from 2015-04-29 to 1 day

Achilles Rupture Facts Not Popular Misconceptions

Overview The largest tendon in the body, the Achilles tendon is a cord connecting the calf muscles to the heel bone. Also called the ?cord of Achilles,? the tendon gets its name from the hero of Greek myth. According to legend, Achilles wa…

Functional Leg-Length Discrepancy Pads

Overview Surgeries to lengthen a leg are generally only performed when there is a difference in leg length of greater than four centimeters. These types of surgeries can be more difficult and have more complications, such as infections, de…