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Studies in individuals following Achilles tendon rupture have found heel rise height to be inversely related to Achilles tendon length.
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Sintenie, "Results of surgical versus non-surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture," International Orthopaedics, vol.
Achilles tendon rupture commonly affect middle-aged athletes and can result in considerable functional impairment.
The research was made for 6 months on 2 professional footballers with Achilles tendon rupture, aged 24, respectively 27 years old.
Achilles tendon rupture should be suspected if there is a history of acute pain after a popping sound in the posterior aspect of the heel, if there is a positive result on the Thompson test (19), and/or if a gap can be palpated within the achilles tendon (9).
But he missed their win over Catalans Dragons at the new Wembley a year ago with an Achilles tendon rupture and, after failing to appear in any of the four rounds of the cup so far this year because of various injuries, was in serious doubt for Saturday's duel with Hull.
By and large, tendons may be injured in one of three ways: Acute trauma, which is a sudden event that causes serious damage to a previously normal tendon; chronic overuse injury, which amounts to cumulative damage from repetitive, micro-tear-causing stress that compromises the ability of a tendon to withstand tension; and sudden trauma brought on by repetitive overuse, as in an Achilles tendon rupture, which most often shows evidence of lesser injury prior to the rupture.
The potential for spontaneous Achilles tendon rupture is of particular concern, Dr.
Steroid injections should not be used due to the risk of Achilles tendon rupture.