A 47-year-old member asked:

What is it called when a tendon tears away from a bone? can you still heal?

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Dr. Brandon Macy
Podiatry 43 years experience
An avulsion...: Often a piece of bone will come with it. Can it heal? Sure. Depending on the specifics, it is likely to require surgery to begin the repair process.
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