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  • Vermaelen returns as expected next month following a long-term achilles injury.

    The Guardian World News

  • In his first game back after a long-term achilles injury, the Bulldogs skipper's match was considered a success after he managed 36 minutes of game time in the first half against North

    AustralianIT.com.au | Top Stories

  • The St James 'Park physiotherapy team accepted that their efforts to minimise the effects of the 33-year-old's long-term achilles tendon trouble were being undermined by the board's refusal to even discuss offering the Australian a one-year extension to his deal, which expires in June.

    Sport news, comment and results | guardian.co.uk

  • The achilles is a ropelike band of tissue, which connects the calf muscle to the heel on each side, and is crucial for walking, running and jumping.

    The Guardian World News

  • On the subject of globalization, 'achilles' writes

    Comment of the Week, 2003-06-12, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • In addition, a properly prescribed and designed ski boot orthotic can further stabilize the foot and prevent injuries especially in the presence of a pre-existing foot problem such as achilles tendinitis, ankle instability, plantar fasciitis and heel pain and other foot disorders.

    Dr. Rock Positano: Skiers, Beware!

  • On the subject of globalization, 'achilles' writes There is a burgeoning movement that seeks to blame rising unemployment in the United States on the "export" of jobs to cheaper lands overseas.

    EconLog: June 2003 Archives

  • I left my leg out and blocked a shot the other day and it clipped my achilles which is still a bit tender.

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  • I wound up clipping that small bull in the achilles tendon.

    best caliber for 600+ yard shots

  • Departing White House senior advisor David Axelrod took a jab at the achilles heel of potential GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney in a recent interview, when he commended the former Massachusetts Governor for his work on reforming the Bay State's health care system.

    David Axelrod Backhands Mitt Romney For 'Good Ideas' On Health Care Reform

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