Is it possible for me to rupture my Achilles tendon?

Any injury is . Possible for everyone. Are you doing something in particular that you are concerned may not be a good idea? .

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Does a full-thickness tear of the Achilles Tendon mean a complete rupture? Or does it mean that there is a tear going though the entire tendon depth?

Full thickness tear. Most would call it the first one but don't know what they call it in PA. Discuss with your Dr. Not certain what a "Anti-parasitc protocol" is. Where did you get the leishmaniasis? Read more...
Not necessarily. Rupture is just that it is no longer attached but you can have a full thickness tear but still have some connection at a different point. Ask the doc who ordered the scan. Read more...
Semantics. To me both descriptions are one in the same. There can many ways to describe the same injury, often based on personal preference and what would most easily be understood by a patient. Read more...

My Achilles tendon ruptured/ripped, what should I do?

Several choices. 1st of all you need to see a doctor to determine that you have a complete reupture. It needs to be determined how far apart the torn ends are from each other. This will help determine if you need surgery or can just be immobilized in a cast to heal. Read more...
Achilles' ruptured . A complete tear of achilles' tendon will require surgery. The sooner the better to have surgery. Need to see a podiatrist right away. Read more...