Can the Achilles tendon harden with calcium?

Calcium is a mineral that makes up a large portion of the structure and ‘hardness’ of bones.  However, softer tissue like muscles and tendons can develop deposits of calcium mineral in a process called calcification.  The important Achilles tendon is equally at risk for developing calcification as any other tendon or muscle, and perhaps moreContinue reading “Can the Achilles tendon harden with calcium?”