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What are the tests for tendon rupture?

See below. It starts with a physical examination. Then to evaluate further, you might have an ultrasound or an mri. Read more...

How likely is it for someone to have a tendon rupture?

Not likely. It's not a common injury statistically however it is a serious injury that will usually require surgical correction. Read more...
Not very likely. Tendon ruptures do happen, but are rather rare. Treatment depends on which tendon was ruptured and where it was ruptured. If you are concerned about a tendon rupture, i would recommend evaluation by a health care professional. Read more...

I think I may have tendon rupture. What would that mean?

Let me help you. A tendon is the fibrous tissue that attaches muscle to bone in the human body. The forces applied to a tendon may be more than 5 times your body weight. In some rare instances, tendons can snap or rupture. Read more...
Seek treatment. Tendons allow your muscles to move bones and joints. If a tendon ruptures, it may require surgery. Seek attention immediately if you believe you may have a tendon rupture. A delay in treatment may make it more difficult or impossible to treat, especially if surgery may be required. Read more...