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Can Achilles tendonitis cause the tendon to rupture?

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In brief: Possible

Chronic achilles tendonitis may lead to rupture.
We are talking years of swelling of the tendon causing micro tears in the tendon. Please see a podiatrist or orthopedist for further treatment and evaluation.

In brief: Possible

Chronic achilles tendonitis may lead to rupture.
We are talking years of swelling of the tendon causing micro tears in the tendon. Please see a podiatrist or orthopedist for further treatment and evaluation.
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
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2 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly...

While this is possible, it is not usually the case.
See a podiatrist for conservative treatment and preventative measures.

In brief: Possibly...

While this is possible, it is not usually the case.
See a podiatrist for conservative treatment and preventative measures.
Dr. David Hettinger
Dr. David Hettinger
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