A 18-year-old female asked:
what happens if you tear your achilles tendon?
2 doctor answers
Dr. David Rothwell answered
23 years experience Family Medicine
Torn achilles: You will need to have it surgically repaired. No other option. The recovery is quite lengthy in most cases. The DX is easy and a MRI is needed to delineate the extent of the tear.
Answered on Jun 10, 2014
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