Category Archives: Achilles Tendon Rupture

Two More NFL Players Rupture their Achilles Tendons During Preseason

As far as achilles tendon ruptures in the NFL go, this is now getting ridiculous since it is still only preseason.

Yet Another NFL Player Ruptures his Achilles Tendon

Late last year I wrote an important post on the increasing number of achilles tendon rupture injuries among NFL players.  This week yet another NFL player’s name was added to that ignominious list. Seahawks fullback Brandon Cottom tore his achilles tendon and will miss the 2016 season.  The surprising thing is that Cottom is only 23 years old.  Most athletes who rupture their achilles tendons are in their late 20s or older.

Chef Gordon Ramsay Ruptured his Right Achilles Tendon at Age 49

When it comes to celebrities and athletes, we are used to younger ones in their 20s and 30s rupturing their achilles tendons.  However, this week it was announced that famous UK chef Gordon Ramsay ruptured his right achilles tendon at the age of 49.  He decided to have surgery to treat his rupture.  Here is a photo from his Instagram account:

Gordon Ramsay has surgery after suffering nasty foot injury injury

From one of the Daily Mail photos, it seems like he will stick to crutches and does not plan to use a knee scooter or knee walker:

Ramsay, 49, pictured yesterday returning to his London home after an operation to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon, wants to replace his Cornish home