Re: Achilles tendon & Posterior tibial tendonitis

The Achilles tendon comes from the calf muscle and inserts in the back of the heel bone. The Posterior tibial tendon comes from it's muscle down the inside of the leg and under the medial malleolus to insert into the navicular bone.

Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on June 07, 2005 at 21:17:13:

In Reply to: Achilles tendon & Posterior tibial tendonitis posted by sbrewer on June 07, 2005 at 18:28:00:

Lined with soft fabric on both sides, this ~2mm thick SiliposŪ proprietary gel pad is an excellent cushion to help relieve the burning sensation and discomfort of the five metatarsal heads of the foot (the ball-of-foot) by protecting the ball of foot from repeated friction and abrasion with the shoes.

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