Achilles rupture in the athlete. Current science and treatment.
Achilles tendon ruptures became increasingly common in the latter half of the 20th century. Once the diagnosis is made, the patient's goals and objectives should be clearly stated. The treatment choice should incorporate the patient's needs, desires, objectives, and functional goals to assure an optimal result.
Yinger, K; Mandelbaum, BR; Almekinders, LC
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