Know What an Achilles Tendon Rupture is and How to Treat It
By Julie BruhnOrthopaedics July 30, 2014
Summer is primetime for high impact sports like basketball and soccer. While these activities are great for staying in shape, participation does not come without risk. Without proper warm-up or stretching, serious injury can occur when playing sports that involve fast or explosive movements. In our latest “Hot Topics” video, Northwestern Medicine orthopaedic surgeon Anish Kadakia, MD discusses achilles tendon ruptures, how to recognize the injury and what kind of treatment options are available.
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