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Arthritis and Rheumatism

Ruptured tendons

08/20/2007

Question:

Is surgery the only way to fix a ruptured tendons?

Answer:

Yes. In order to regain function of the muscle attached to the tendon, surgical repair is necessary.

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Response by:

Johnny  Su, MD Johnny Su, MD
Formerly, Assistant Professor of Medicine
School of Medicine
Case Western Reserve University