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Is it possible to hear your tendon tear?

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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry 41 years experience
Would feel more likE: A "popping" than a tear.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Hand Surgery 35 years experience
Tendon pop tear: often people speak about this, yes you can hear a tear, but often its a feeling

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Is it actually possible to hear a tendon tear?

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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Absolutely: I have had patients tell me that their tendon tears have sounded like a gun going off, a loud pop, a snap, etc. These tendon tears have included rotator cuff, pectoralis major, triceps, biceps, hamstrings, quads, patellar, and achilles.
Bedford, IN
A 18-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to have a partial Achilles tendon tear? If so, what would the symptoms be?

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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Pain: Pain over the bottom end of the achilles, maybe difficulty pushing your foot down (like stepping on the gas).

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