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Kobe Bryant Suffers Season-Ending Injury

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Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers suffered a season ending injury Friday night when he tore his Achilles tendon during the Lakers’ win over Golden State.

Bryant had Achilles tendon surgery on Saturday. Bryant’s foot will be immobilized for about a while and then, after a period of immobilization, he will still have to go through a lengthy rehabilitation.

The surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon is usually done on an outpatient basis. A local anesthetic is used and an incision or cut is made in the back of the leg just above the heel. The tendon is then sewn back together.

After surgery, a walking boot is typically worn for six to twelve weeks. Specific gentle exercises can be utilized to shorten the time needed in rehabilitation.

Signs of symptoms of an Achilles tendon rupture include:

  • Sudden pain in the back of the ankle or calf, which often feels like a kick or a stab then subsides into a dull ache.
  • A popping or snapping sensation.
  • Swelling on the back of the leg between the heel and calf.
  • Difficulty walking.

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Category: Common Sport Injuries

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