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how long does a partial achilles tear take to heal

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
8 years experience Podiatry
Depends: If there is surgical vs non surgical intervention there maybe a difference in healing time. Typically regardless of initial treatment with proper imm ... Read More
Dr. Michael Genkin
12 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It depends on the severity of the tear, 4-8 weeks but can be longer. I suggest starting physical therapy, which can speed up the healing process
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
To heal from what?: Was there surgery? Is there tendonitis? It all depends on what happened to mr. Achilles.
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Achilles: If it was ruptured and repaired my instructions are 6 weeks without weight the 2 weeks in a walking boot. Some can start walking at 4 weeks.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
6 months: If it is torn then it can take up to 6 months depending on the treatment.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Depends: This is very variable. Depends on the extent of "strain" or tendonopathy. It depends on how it is being treated. It depends on what the individual doe ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oliver Wang
10 years experience Podiatry
Depends: On the severity of the injury and the amount of swelling. Achilles tendinitis is difficult to treat because of low blood flow through the tendon abov ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
38 years experience Podiatry
Depends : On what was done in the surgery but be patient because anything to achilles takes a while.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
A lot longer: Than you're like. Because of how nature built humans, the blood supply to the achilles tenson is just so-so, and as a result, healing can take months ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Depends on severity: May take several weeks with rest and proper foot wear.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Hampton
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Achilles Rupture: It depends on the rehab protocol your doctor uses. Some of the more aggressive protocols let people do sport specific exercises at around 12 weeks.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Varies: Healing time will depend on the treatment.
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