Six months on, calf at full strength!

Hello all,
It has been six months since that ATRocious day I popped my tendon playing basketball, with surgery five days later. I can honestly say the calf is back to full strength, with just one exception. The strength is all there for the single leg calf raises. I measured each calf lifting [...]

Vibration to lessen muscle atrophy?

Hi all,
I just ran across something really interesting. There is a rat model of muscle atrophy where the back legs are kept off the ground. It is primarily used to study the effects of weightlessness in space. Like after Achilles surgery, the calf muscles atrophy a lot after 14 days of no [...]