Achilles tendon rupture is caused by forceful or sudden motion of ankles that puts a strain on calf muscles, mainly taking place during running, athletic activity, jumping or even quick walking. Symptoms include sudden pain, swelling of ankle, difficulty in standing or walking and inflammation.
HOW IS ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosing an Achilles Tendon rupture involves physical examination of the lower leg by your orthopaedic. The doctor would look or swelling or tenderness. If the doctor suspects a rupture, an X-ray or MRI will help tell about the extent of rupture.
HOW IS ACHILLES TENDON RUPTURE TREATED?
Treatment includes stretching, painkilling drugs, medicines for reducing inflammation, Homeopathy, physical therapies, using ice bags to reduce pains, ultrasound heat therapies, deep massages, wearing braces at night, surgery followed by rehab under extreme cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
There are no minerals, nutrients, herbs or vitamins to treat Achilles tendon injury. An ignored or delayed tendency only worsens the recovery. A person who undergoes a non-surgical treatment should be very careful as there are higher chances of recurrence of injury as compared to the surgical therapy. People should be aware of proper warming up skills before any exercise.