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Can sitting @ computer chair for many years w/ foot behind leg of chair + foot in a plantar flexion cause damage to Achilles and/or surrounding area?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Don't believe so: Plantarflexion would not strain the Achilles, it may cause contraction but don't believe would cause any injury in a static position.
Answered on Aug 27, 2014
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