April 25, 2021

By Billy Hammond (Copyright AELS)

Achilles Tendon

The Achilles tendon is a very strong tendon that is a continuation of the gastrocnemius
and the soleus muscle tendons. It connects to the calcaneous bone of the heel. It’s the tendon that allows you to stand “tip-toe”.

It’s innervated by the Tibial nerve from S1 and S2, so when a doctor hits it with a reflex hammer, he’s testing for the nerve functions of those nerves.

Diagnosis of a ruptured tendon is fairly easy, since the patient will complain of “‘being kicked'” or ‘shot’ behind the ankle.*

*Drake, Richard; Vogl, A. Wayne; Mitchell, Adam W. M.. Gray’s Anatomy for Students E-Book (p. 623). Elsevier Health Sciences. Kindle Edition.

アキレス腱

アキレス腱は腓腹筋腱とヒラメ筋腱の延長である。かかとの踵骨に付着する。つま先で立てる役割を果たす。

S1S2の脛骨神経に支配されているのでハンマーでアキレス腱を叩くとそれらの神経をテストできる。

患者は『かかとの後ろに蹴られたまたは打たれた』と主張する上、触診で確認できるため、アキレス腱断裂の診断は比較的に簡単だ。*

*Drake, Richard; Vogl, A. Wayne; Mitchell, Adam W. M.. Gray’s Anatomy for Students E-Book (p. 623). Elsevier Health Sciences. Kindle Edition.

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English novels by Billy Hammond published by AELS

(AELS出版英語書籍リスト)

 

I. Majoh Gakuin and Hikari Juku – Japanese Witch Schools Trilogy

1. Majoh Gakuin & Hikari Juku – Japanese Witch Schools

2. Lost Witch (The second book)

3. Fate & Magic (The final book in the trilogy)

II. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire Trilogy

1. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire

2. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire – Returns

3. Brindle – Scryer Extraordinaire – Challenges (The final book in the trilogy)

III. Fantasy fiction set in Japan

1. 21st Century Ninja

2. Regressed

3. Japanese Woman

IV. Fantasy fiction set outside of Japan

1. Dimension Jumpers

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