Achilles Tendon Rupture may occur when over stretching the tendon by sudden jumping or pivoting or sudden accelerations of running. The tendon rupture can be full or partial, injury may occur even from falling or tripping.
Some of the symptoms of Achilles Tendon Rupture:
- Swelling observed between heel and calf
- Sudden pain in back of ankle and difficulty in walking
- Popping or snapping sensation
When should you consult a doctor?
Consult a doctor when you find any of the symptoms as immediate medical attention is required to avoid further damage.Read more »
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