POP! For athletes, the sound of an Achilles tendon rupture is one of the scariest sounds they’ll ever hear. It isn’t just another sports injury. An Achilles injury is often thought of as an athletics death sentence. Connecting the back of the calf to the heel, the tendon is extremely important for movement. Many athletes worry that sprinting, jumping, or any kind of explosive activity will never be the same. Whether it’s a complete or partial tear, tendinopathy or tendonitis, University of Delaware researcher Karin Silbernagel can help. Read the article on UDaily.

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