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Weekend Warriors: Beware Achilles Tendonitis

Are you a runner, an after-work softball star, or a weekend warrior who loves to push yourself to the limit? If you’ve been noticing pain along the back of your leg and near your heel, it may be a ... read more

Weekend warriors at risk for Achilles tendon rupture

Enjoy yourself this spring, but play smart and make sure you are properly warming up and stretching because the rate of injuries tend to increase during the spring, especially for the Achilles tendon ... read more

Achilles Tendon Injuries More Likely in Male "Weekend Warriors" Than Others

Drs. Steven Raikin, David Garras and Philip Krapchev reviewed 406 records from patients at one clinic diagnosed with Achilles tendon injuries from August 2000 and December 2010. The average age was 46 ... read more

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The latest on DeMarcus Cousins before big matchup in Minnesota

Though the Warriors stress that Cousins’ latest injury is not related to his surgically repaired left Achilles tendon, they want to conserve his ... secured a work visa and then took a 15-hour flight ... read more


Preventing achilles tendon injuries

Middle-age weekend warriors are at greatest risk of injury The escalating number of athletes with ankle injuries, especially Achilles tendon injuries or ruptures concerns Johnny Lin, MD, a foot and ... read more

Kobe Bryant's Achilles Tendon Rupture: The Role of Increased Minutes

Following Kobe Bryant's season-ending Achilles tendon rupture, there's much debate about ... playing time increased Kobe's injury risk. Achilles tendon ruptures are a classic "weekend warrior" injury, ... read more

Woes of a weekend warrior

In the weeks leading up to the hike, when I exercised, walking briskly uphill on the treadmill while I caught up on recorded TV programs, I felt a twinge of pain in the tendon that attaches at the ... read more

Weekend Warriors

The most common injuries Weekend Warriors face include rotator cuff injuries, Achilles tendonitis, golf or tennis elbow, acute knee pain and ankle sprains. "Weekend Warriors and recreational athletes ... read more

Achilles tendon injuries more likely in male 'Weekend Warriors' than others

Los Angeles, CA (April 23, 2013) -- Male athletes are the group most likely to tear their Achilles tendon, according to a new study published in the April 2013 issue of Foot & Ankle International (FAI ... read more

Achilles tendon injuries more likely in male 'Weekend Warriors' than others

Drs. Steven Raikin, David Garras and Philip Krapchev reviewed 406 records from patients at one clinic diagnosed with Achilles tendon injuries from August 2000 and December 2010. The average age was 46 ... read more



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