The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. In an Achilles tendon rupture, the tendon is completely torn.
Current as of:
July 1, 2021
Author: Healthwise Staff Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine David Bardana MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Medical Review:Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & David Bardana MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
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