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Category: Injuries

Achilles Ruptures

Achilles tendon ruptures are common injuries in football and rugby. They are usually non-contact injuries and the result of a lack of flexibility due to inadequate conditioning and over-stretching of the tendon. Both nonoperative treatment and surgical repair are effective, based on the severity of the tear. It’s important to see an orthopedic surgeon if …

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Achilles Tendon Tears

The Achilles tendon may also suffer small or large tears. They can occur gradually or suddenly. In a worst-case scenario, the Achilles tendon may rupture completely requiring surgery to repair and a long time to heal and rehabilitate. Once healed, physical therapy can be employed to restore your range of motion.