Aust J Gen Pract 2020 11;49(11):715-719
BMed, BMedSci (Hons), MPH (Dist), GradDipSurgAnat, FRACS (Orth), Senior Adjunct Lecturer, Peninsula Clinical School, Monash University, Vic; Visiting Medical Officer, Peninsula Health, Vic; Orthopaedic Surgeon, Holmesglen Private Hospital, Cabrini Private Hospital, Frankston Private Hospital, Vic.
Background: The prevalence of acute and chronic conditions of the Achilles tendon is increasing among an ageing, active population. These conditions are a common cause of presentation to general practitioners and allied health practitioners. Achilles tendon injuries have a bimodal demographical presentation, with acute injuries commonly occurring in younger people and chronic conditions presenting in patients who are elderly. Read More