Achilles Tendon Rupture

Ruptured Achilles tendon

The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle to the heel bone. In an Achilles tendon rupture, the tendon is completely torn.

Current as of: November 16, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Anne C. Poinier MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
David Bardana MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Achilles Tendon Rupture