Achilles Tendon Repair

Here is a helpful video on what to expect during surgery for Achilles tendon repair:

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From people who have experienced achilles tendon rupture: Achilles Tendon Rupture

I was about 3 months into belly-dancing classes and really enjoying the shaking and shimmying, before my Achilles tendon rupture. I love dancing. So, that's my goal. I will recover and dance!

Partial rupture of the Achilles tendon - when to return to ...

Partial rupture of the Achilles tendon is often diagnosed by a thick swelling found in the tendon. The most common location for this injury is several centimeters above the insertion of the tendon into the back of the heel. ...

 

 

Achilles Tendon Rupture

This was because my Achilles needed lengthening. I didn't learn about all of this until I finally ruptured one side. Crazy stuff but I am glad there are doctors who know what they are doing. 5 weeks is a long time to wait. ...