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Achilles Tendon Rupture (cont.)

Prevention of Achilles Tendon Rupture

  • Prevention centers on appropriate daily Achilles stretching and pre-activity warm-up.
  • Maintain a continuous level of activity in your sport or work up gradually to full participation if you have been out of the sport for a period of time.
  • Good overall muscle conditioning helps maintain a healthy tendon.
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