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achilles tendon laceration

A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Sorokin
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
A torn tendon: A tendon laceration is a cut or ripped tendon. This typically causes reduction in motion of the bone that the tendon is connected to.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
37 years experience Podiatry
Surgical repair: If the tendon is completely severed, then repair is usually the treatment of choice. You need to consult a specialist for a complete evaluation. Dr l.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience Cardiology
Yes: All surgeons, but especially orthopedic surgeons and plastic surgeons, would consider it to be their "bread and butter.".
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
More thn 40%: This is not an absolute answer but typically when the tendon is lacerated more than 40% or is worsening, deteriorating or may be causiing a problem, s ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It could: First let us define what partial rupture means: less than one third of the tendon wedth. Partial tendon laceration could heel on his own. Her the tw ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
Hand specialist: A laceration that extends through to the tendon of a finger is best managed by an orthopedic hand specialist. All the best!
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Hand suergen: Hand surgeon hand surgeon will be the best choice if could not find orthopedic surgeon and or plastic surgeon.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen A. Pap
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tendon laceration: Recovery from tendon injuries varieus greatly with the type of injury in question. Flexor tendons need more time to recover and more extensive hand th ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
43 years experience Plastic Surgery
That is a good idea: Hands are very frequently injured, and the best results are generally obtained if the first treatment is the best treatment. Tendon injuries in the fi ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
You could: Achilles tendon rupture can result from an injury, and the degree of pain and disability depends on how extensive the tear is. Sometimes there is a p ... Read More

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