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Achilles Heel

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  1. Wilson, speaking with the San Diego Tribune, described the area of the virus as a "possible Achilles' heel." Unfortunately, the virus' flaw is difficult to find, "adding to the mystery," the Author: Chris Ciaccia.
  2. The Achilles tendon that connects the heel to the calf is named after the hero Achilles. The Greek god Apollo was angry with Achilles because Achilles killed Apollo's son. He fought and killed Penthesilea, the Queen of the Amazons. After Achilles' death, the heroes Odysseus and Ajax competed for Achilles' armor. Odysseus won and gave the armor.
  3. A heel wedge can be inserted into the shoe to minimize the stress on the Achilles tendon. These can be placed in both athletic shoes and work shoes. By lifting up the heel of the foot, even by a small amount, a significant amount of force is decreased on the Achilles tendon.
  4. In Greek mythology, Achilles (/ əˈkɪliːz / ə-KIL-eez) or Achilleus (Ancient Greek: Ἀχιλλεύς, [a.kʰilˈleu̯s]) was a hero of the Trojan War, the greatest of all the Greek warriors, and is the central character of Homer 's Iliad. He was the son of the Nereid Thetis and Peleus, king of Phthia.
  5. The Achilles tendon runs up the back of the ankle and connects the heel bone to the calf muscle. When this tendon becomes injured or inflamed, a painful condition known as Achilles tendonitis develops. Achilles tendonitis can be chronic or acute. You may especially notice Achilles pain in the morning, after sitting, or while walking.
  6. The Achilles tendon is a tough band of fibrous tissue that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone (calcaneus). The Achilles tendon is also called the calcaneal tendon. The gastrocnemius and.
  7. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in your body. It stretches from the bones of your heel to your calf muscles. You can feel it -- a springy band of tissue at the back of your ankle and.
  8. Achilles’ Heel Being a goddess, Thetis wasn’t all that happy to be cruelly destined to one day see her son being taken away from her by merciless Death. So, everybody agrees that she did her best to prevent such a thing from ever happening.

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