achilles-tendonitis

Do you have an Achilles Tendon Rupture? The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the human body. It connects the calf muscles in the back of the leg to the heel bone. When the calf muscles contract (flex) the Achilles tendon pulls on the heel, causing the foot to point. This movement…

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Calcium and osteoporosis

Osteoporosis affects over 1 million Australians! As the population of Australia enters into an “aging” era, the incidence and prevalence for the rate of Osteoporosis is on the rise. Osteoporosis is referred to as ‘silent disease’. This is due to the lack of symptoms until an event such as a fall. Considering this population subset,…

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