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Surgery for Achilles Tendon Rupture

Fractures of the heel bone, or calcaneus, can be disabling injuries. They most often occur during high-energy collisions, read more here about calcaneus fracture.

This is one nasty scar from the achilles tendon tear surgery. 5 months later and I FINALLY can walk without pain!

This is one nasty scar from the achilles tendon tear surgery. 5 months later and I FINALLY can walk without pain!

Three and a half months after surgery...... Still hurts, stiffer than a board inserted into my calf and not very pretty. Oh well, that's life.

Three and a half months after surgery. Still hurts, stiffer than a board inserted into my calf and not very pretty.

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Not my tendon but similar. I tore mine completely OFF the bone, so instead of the stitches, I have a screw anchoring my tendon to bone.

Re-injury to your Achilles tendon can create a massive amount of scar tissue that will degenerate (break down) your Achilles tendon and possibly lead to a full rupture of the tendon.

Serious Achilles tendon injuries, such as a rupture, cause severe instability in the lower leg and require more intensive surgery to fix.

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Achilles tendonitis, also known as Achilles tendinitis is a heel injury caused very often due to overuse of the tendon or tendon rupture. It includes stretching and strengthening exercises for the tendon.

Achilles Tendonitis Exercises

Achilles tendonitis, also known as Achilles tendinitis is a heel injury caused very often due to overuse of the tendon or tendon rupture. It includes stretching and strengthening exercises for the tendon.

Think you can't finish a 5k.  Dave finished the 3.1 miles race on one foot with the help of the iWALKfree Hands Free Crutch.  No one cared about his time, although he did win the single foot division.  He showed the world he would not be Condemned to Crutches as he recovered.

iWALKFree Hands-Free Crutch for Walking – Better Than Crutches or Knee Scooters

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