Achilles Tendon Rupture or Tear - Glossary

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Dr. Nithin Jayan
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan, MBBS, DNB
Last Updated on Oct 01, 2014
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Glossary

Acute pain: Pain that occur of short duration

Swelling: Abnormal Inflammation occurs in a body

Tendon: A tough, inelastic connective tissue that joins muscle to another structure, usually bone.

Steroid: Any of numerous organic compounds, including cortisone, estrogen, and testosterone, each of which has many effects on the body.

Rehabilitation: Treatment for an injury or illness aimed at restoring physical abilities

Orthopedic: Orthopedics is a branch of medicine, which is related to diagnosis and treatment of diseases of Musculo- skeletal system.

Pain: An unpleasant sensation that can range from mild localized discomfort to agony. Pain has both physical and emotional components.

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Except sports..What are all the other reasons for achilles tendon rupture????

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