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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? . Read more...

How do I know if I have an Achilles tendon rupture?

A few things... Most people with ruptures experience pain, swelling and inability to flex the ankle in the direction of the sole of their foot. Some will see what appears to be a bruise at the site of the rupture. If you think you ruptured your achilles tendon i recommend you see an orthopaedic foot and ankle surgeon. One in your area can be found at: www.Aofas.Org. Read more...
Couple of things. If it is a full rupture you can feel the gap between the torn ends of the tendon and you will have difficulty pulling your heel up from the floor. Best to see a doctor. Read more...

What are the symptoms of an Achilles tendon rupture?

Severe. Pain, sweling, unable to point toes downward. Often hear or feel a loud pop. Extreme difficulty or inability to walk. Read more...
Several. Pain, inability to heel walk or plantar flex the foot. Read more...
Can not. Push your toes down and can not get up on your toes. I suggest you see a dr. Now. 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...