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

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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Podiatry
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

You can have a split or longitudinal tear or a tear that does not completely disrupt the full width of the tendon.
Pain, swelling, weakness in plantarflexion and sometimes a palpable dell are findings.

In brief: Yes

You can have a split or longitudinal tear or a tear that does not completely disrupt the full width of the tendon.
Pain, swelling, weakness in plantarflexion and sometimes a palpable dell are findings.
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
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Dr. Steven Hill
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Pain

Pain over the bottom end of the achilles, maybe difficulty pushing your foot down (like stepping on the gas).

In brief: Pain

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