Full Calcaneal (Achilles) Tendon Description
[Continued from above] . . . warrior, Achilles, who was the son of a sea goddess and of a mortal father. When he was a baby, his mother tried to make him immortal by dipping him in the River Styx. She held him by his heel, which consequently never touched the water, making it his only vulnerable spot. Years later, he died in the Trojan War when his enemy shot him in the heel with an arrow.