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This 3D medical animation shows the normal anatomy and function of the Achilles' tendon. The animation also depicts the three types of surgical procedures to repair a ruptured Achilles' tendon. These procedures are done to reconnect the two ends of a torn tendon so that a person may resume walking and other weight-bearing activities.
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