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  • Writer's pictureSteven Kent

The Top 5 Reasons Achilles Tendon Ruptures Are Missed!

Updated: Oct 10, 2021

Missed Achilles tendon ruptures can be devastating, resulting in loss of function & more extensive Achilles tendon surgery. Achilles tendon injury treatment can be straightforward if picked up early, however if the injury is missed, there can be long-term consequences...

Here we run through the 5 most common reasons Achilles tendon ruptures are missed. Including partial rupture, ultrasound reports, being able to walk after an Achilles tendon rupture, mechanism of Achilles tendon rupture, pain after Achilles tendon rupture, and being able to move the foot after an Achilles tendon rupture. We also cover features that your doctor should be able to pick up to make the diagnosis of Achilles tendon rupture! As always this video is for guidance only, and if you are worried about an Achilles tendon injury, we recommend you see your doctor.

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