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The calf squeeze test can identify an
Achilles tendon rupture. While you are kneeling on a
chair with your legs hanging over the edge, or lying face down with your lower
legs bent up 90 degrees, your doctor will squeeze your
January 3, 2013
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & David Bardana, MD, FRCSC - Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
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