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Comment from: Dwight L. Bates, DPM, 65-74 Male (Patient) Published: February 23

I suffered an Achilles tendon rupture while playing handball at age 32 when I was a podiatry student. My injury was treated with a long leg cast and brace. I got an excellent result, but I have not played handball since. I jogged 5-7 days per week until about age 55. Arthritis of both feet made me stop running finally.

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