Items Tagged ‘Achilles’ tendon’

June 20, 2019

Good prognosis for injured Durant but no guarantees

By Karl W Oestreich Karl W Oestreich

Reutersby Andrew Both Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant is likely to start rehabbing his surgically-repaired Achilles tendon almost immediately, and all being well should be back to full strength within a year, a specialist at the Mayo Clinic said on Thursday. There are no guarantees, however, that Durant will ever feel quite the same, […]

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Tags: Achilles' tendon, Dr. Nancy Cummings, Mayo Clinic Sports Medicine, Minnesota Lynx, Reuters


February 8, 2012

Clippers’ Billups Tears Achilles’

By Mystery User

The career of Chauncey Billups, the Clippers veteran guard and five-time All-Star, could be threatened, as he tore his left Achilles’ tendon during a game at Orlando on Monday…The Achilles’ runs along the back of the foot and leg, connecting the muscles in the calf to the foot. It can rupture through quick, explosive movements, […]

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Tags: Achilles' tendon, Chauncey Billups, Clippers


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