Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles Tendon Rupture

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: June 26, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

David Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine