Torn Achilles Tendon

What does a torn achilles tendon mean?

The achilles tendon attaches the calf muscles to the heel bone. A torn achilles tendon is a partial or complete rupture of the achilles tendon. The achilles tendon ruptures when too much force falls down on it. This often happens with many athletes.

Achilles tendon complaints, prevention and healing.

A torn achilles tendon is a well known and very painful injury. Often arising because the tendon is frequently loaded. This is especially the case when making sudden contractions of the calf muscles and training too fast.