Achilles tendon repair

Achilles tendon rupture - surgery; Percutaneous Achilles tendon rupture repair

Your Achilles tendon joins your calf muscle to your heel. You can tear your Achilles tendon if you land hard on your heel during sports, from a jump, when accelerating, or when stepping into a hole.

Surgery to repair the Achilles tendon is done if your Achilles tendon has been torn into 2 pieces.

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