A Partial Rupture of the Achilles Tendon often occurs in running and jumping sports and is frequently not noticeable at the time of injury. Many become aware of pain and discomfort in the Achilles following completion of the activity it occurred in.
What is it?
A Partial Rupture of the Achilles Tendon is an incomplete tear of the Achilles tendon.
Common Signs & Symptoms:
Common symptoms of a Partial Rupture of the Achilles Tendon include possible immediate sharp pain in the Achilles tendon or no pain until later on, swelling around the tendon, and stiffness in the ankle.
Assessment methods include evaluating pain location and levels, testing of strength and range of motion limits, and observed swelling and stiffness in the Achilles tendon area.
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