Achilles Tendon Rupture

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Ruptured Achilles tendon

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. In an Achilles tendon rupture, the tendon is completely torn.

Current as of: June 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
David Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine