• ruptures
  • Studies have showed that the operation treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures had some advantages. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Achilles tendon ruptures commonly occur in athletic individuals in their 30s and 40s while performing activities that require sudden acceleration or changes in direction (ex. (weebly.com)
  • Achilles tendon ruptures can be successfully treated non-operatively, or operatively, but they must be treated. (weebly.com)
  • Fluoroquinolone antibiotics - after nearly 900 reports of tendon ruptures, tendonitis and other tendon disorders (most associated with the Achilles tendon) linked to Ciprofloxacin (Cipro) alone were collected in the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)s database, at least one public-interest group petitioned the FDA to recommend that a "Black Box Warning" be added to Cipro's packaging. (weebly.com)
  • Patients should at least be more aware of the potential for ruptures so that they can be switched to other antibiotics at the onset of early warning signals such as tendon pain. (weebly.com)
  • Treatment
  • Non-surgical treatment of Achilles tendon rupture is usually reserved for patients who are relatively sedentary or may be at higher risk for complications with surgical intervention (due to other associated medical problems). (weebly.com)