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About Achilles Tendon Ruptures and Surgery

The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body. However, it can still rupture and it can be a very serious injury. 

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What Is The Difference Between Achilles Tendonitis and Achilles Tendonosis?

Achilles tendonitis, a common injury and a common Achilles tendon problem, is an inflammation of the Achilles tendon. The inflammation of Achilles tendinitis is typically short-lived. If the condition progresses, however, over time it leads to the degeneration of the tendon, which is when it becomes Achilles tendonosis. 

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Symptoms of an Achilles Tendon Rupture

The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body, but it can still rupture and when it does it is a serious injury. Recovery from an Achilles tendon rupture depends on the severity of the injury, but it can be 6-12 months before some people return to full activity. Some people will never return to their full activity and strength after an injury like this. 

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