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Ruptured Tendon Topic Guide

Ruptured Tendon Ruptured Tendon: A tendon is the fibrous tissue that attaches muscle to bone in the human body. The forces applied to a tendon may be more than 5 times your body weight. Symptoms and signs include severe pain, deformity, marked weakness, bruising, and inability to bear weight. Rest, ice, compression, and elevation are helpful home treatments. Medical treatment depends upon the area that's injured.

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