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Achilles tendon

Up in Smoke

Another Reason to Quit Another reason to quit, the list of reasons you shouldn’t smoke has gotten longer. Researchers in Turkey have found that cigarette smokers have significantly thinner Achilles and patellar (knee cap) tendons. Objectives—The aim of this study was to explore the sonographic (ultrasound) and elastographic properties of patellar and Achilles tendons in smoking […]