Welcome to AchillesTendonRupture.com, your first stop for comprehensive Achilles Tendon Rupture (ATR) information.

Welcome to the ATR information and community support site

The Achilles Tendon Rupture (ATR) is a trying injury to overcome. Whether experiencing a partial or complete rupture, invasive or non-invasive treatment, young or old, the ATR injury is a fairly long-term recovery experience including several stages or milestones along the way. The ATR Information site has been divided into sections to aid you in finding the information you seek.

While every situation is unique, a great source of information is simply sharing stories and advice with others in the ATR community who have overcome or are currently recovering from injury.

We hope the information on this site helps you both better understand your injury and persevere through the tough times.

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