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Handling and Physiotherapy Management of Lacerated Achilles Tendon

Physiotherapy and Medical Treatment of Achilles Tendon Rupture
by Jonathan Blood-Smyth

The largest and the strongest tendon in the body is the Achilles tendon in the distal posterior calf. Typical patients with Achilles tendon rupture are men in good health from 30-50 years old and who have not suffered major injuries or any kind of difficulty with the leg before. Rupture occurs typically in people who have not been recently active and who may indulge in infrequent physical activity such as playing weekend sport, players known as “weekend warriors”. Read more…

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