Plantaris excision as treatment of Achilles tendinopathy

What role does the plantaris tendon play in recalcitrant medial-sided non-insertional Achilles tendinopathy?

Recent studies have proposed a role of the plantaris tendon in the development of non-insertional. Achilles tendinopathy. The purpose of the following study was to assess whether excising the plantaris tendon improved the symptoms of Achilles tendinopathy in elite athletes.


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