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Kobe Bryant Achilles

Achilles Tendon Rupture

Nabil Ebraheim, MD | Posted 10.31.2016 | Healthy Living
Nabil Ebraheim, MD

The Achilles tendon is the thickest and strongest tendon within the body; although occasionally it is exposed to stresses which make is susceptible to...

Kobe Bryant: Delusional or a Symbol for Change?

Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT | Posted 03.16.2014 | Sports
Rami Hashish, PhD, DPT

If the Black Mamba himself questions whether it is plausible to return from an injury at the ripe-old age of 35, what does that mean for the rest of us?

There's No 'I' In Team

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 02.20.2014 | Los Angeles

It seems weird to say it, but the Lakers have played better this season without Kobe Bryant. Sure, Bryant has his five NBA championships, his fourth-...

What Kobe's 'Most Proud Of Individually'

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.28.2014 | Los Angeles

WASHINGTON -- Kobe Bryant, drenched in a sweat-soaked shirt, described himself feeling "really, really strong" with his left Achilles tendon Tuesday a...

Missing Practice

Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

Kobe Bryant missed Thursday's practice because of what the Lakers described as soreness in his left foot. The Lakers refused to call Bryant's absence...


Los Angeles Daily News | Mark Medina | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles

The comments left on message boards and Twitter suggest otherwise. But Lakers coach Mike D'Antoni provided caution on why he considered Kobe Bryant's ...

WATCH: Kobe Tackles The High Dive

Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

Kobe posted a video of himself last week running on an anti-gravity treadmill. Now he's jumping off a 40-foot high springboard just four months after ...

WATCH: Kobe Leaps Off High Dive

The Huffington Post | Thomas McKenna | Posted 08.30.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant has finally joined Vine, and his first upload is making a real splash. The Lakers' superstar took to the video-sharing site to provide ...

Kobe 'Shattered' Recovery Timetable

Posted 08.06.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant might be back on the court sooner than expected. Speaking to reporters in the Chinese city of Shenzhen, the five-time NBA champion who...

GRAPHIC PHOTO: Kobe Bryant Shares Image From Achilles Surgery

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.15.2013 | Sports

Kobe Bryant on Tuesday shared a photo of his Achilles' surgery. You might wish he hadn't. It's got blood, stitches and rubber-gloved hands. If the ...

Jordan Schultz

Game Plans To Win The Closely Matched Western Conference | Jordan Schultz | Posted 04.18.2013 | Sports

It only took the Western Conference the entire season to sort out the playoff seeding, but that just makes them that much better. Kobe Bryant has suff...

Achilles Tendon Rupture Surgery: Kobe Byrant's 'Jump Shot Saving Surgery' Explained

Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S. | Posted 06.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Neal M. Blitz, D.P.M., F.A.C.F.A.S.

On Friday Kobe Bryant ruptured his Achilles tendon, the most important tendon for a jump shot. He underwent surgery to repair his Achilles but will his jump shot be the same? Well, that all depends on the extent of his injury.

Lakers: Kobe Suffers Probable Torn Achilles

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 04.13.2013 | Sports

The Los Angeles Lakers remained in control of their playoff fate but at a cost that may make any postseason trip much shorter than they would like. ...