Achilles Injuries Skyrocket as America Returns to Normal. Here’s How to Handle Them

August 4, 2021

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Presented by Michigan Medicine

The Achilles tendon is the strongest and thickest tendon in the body. At the start of the summer, Americans began to spend more time outside and physicians at Michigan Medicine diagnosed more Achilles tears than in all of 2020. James R. Holmes, MD, service chief of foot and ankle and associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at Michigan Medicine, discusses the types of Achilles tendon injury and treatment options.

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