Achilles rupture in the athlete. Current science and treatment.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

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.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Yinger, K; Mandelbaum, BR; Almekinders, LC

Published Date

  • April 2002

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 19 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 231 - v

PubMed ID

  • 12123143

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0891-8422

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/s0891-8422(02)00002-2


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States