Achilles Tendon

Dr. Steven Raikin pointing to Achilles tendon on a teaching model of a foot. (Credit: Michelle Durham)

Tis The Season For Achilles Tendon Injuries

Tis the season for Achilles tendon injuries. A local orthopedic expert says, especially in the spring months, this injury is more common than you think.


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Veteran Jim Thome’s One-Year Deal A Great Move For The Phillies

The Phillies have signed Jim Thome to a one-year deal. This is a good thing for so many reasons.


(An injured Ryan Howard is helped off the field after the final out of the NLDS game five. The Phillies lost the series, three games to two.)

Ryan Howard Needs 5-6 Months To Recover From Surgery

Ryan Howard could miss the start of next season after the Phillies’ slugger had surgery Wednesday to repair his torn Achilles’ tendon.


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Phillies Say Ryan Howard Has Torn Achilles Tendon

Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard might miss the start of spring training and possibly part of the regular season after tearing an Achilles tendon.