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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen A. Pap
25 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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Dr. Annette Occhialini
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Depends: Time off work mainly depends on the type of work you do. Many people can return to work within a week or two. If your job requires significant work wi ... Read More

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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Evan Sorokin
23 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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Dr. Elliot Duboys
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tendon Laceration: Tendons attach muscles to bones. Any injury in which the fibrous connective tissue has been lacerated is known as a tendon laceration. The injury ma ... Read More
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Dr. Christopher Khorsandi
22 years experience Plastic Surgery
Tendon Laceration: Tendon laceration is a type of trauma to a tendon in which it is cut. It may be part of the way through or the tendon may be completely divided. Som ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Laha
38 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 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 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 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
34 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 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. Bennett Werner
44 years experience Cardiology
Yes: All surgeons, but especially orthopedic surgeons and plastic surgeons, would consider it to be their "bread and butter.".
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
18 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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Press
44 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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Burke
19 years experience Plastic Surgery
Difficult to say: It is difficult to say without an exam but unless you have suffered a major trauma to you leg i think problems with ankle extension would be unlikely. ... Read More
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