Tendo achilles or tendo calcaneous or achilles tendon is most strongest tendon of human body and inserted on posterior pert of calcaneum.

injury to this tendon is not uncommon and mostly tendo achilles tear occurs in sports person but it can happen in anyone.

tear of this strongest tendon of body can be partial or complete depending on force applied.

if your tendo achilles got tear you may felt pop in lower part of your leg and felt severe pain and swelling on your posterior part of your ankle joint.

surgery is often require for complete treatment of tendo achilles tear some patients may works well with conservative treatment

x-ray of complete TA rupture showing calcification at proximal part of tendon