Achilles Tendon Injuries Happening at High Rate

May 2, 2017

This Pennsylvania TV segment explores the high rate of Achilles tendon injuries today and provides information about who typically sustains these injuries.  High heels, extreme sports, and obesity are frequently to blame. Dr. George Holmes, foot and ankle surgeon at Midwest Orthopaedics at Rush, explains more about Achilles tendon injuries and causes, including hypertension and diabetes.

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