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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Not fun: Achilles is a major tendon in the leg which plays important role in foot function. Ruptures are sometimes treated via cast immobilization and other ti ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience in Podiatry
Most commonly it: Is from a foreceful motion with a sudden change in direction which applies a torque to the tendon. Examples are a sudden change in direction when pla ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Hampton
14 years experience in 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 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
A few things...: Most people with ruptures experience pain, swelling and inability to flex the ankle in the direction of the sole of their foot. Some will see what ap ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in Podiatry
Severe: Pain, sweling, unable to point toes downward. Often hear or feel a loud pop. Extreme difficulty or inability to walk.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mak Yousefpour
17 years experience in Podiatry
Podiatrist or : See a podiatrist or a foot and ankle orthopedic doctor.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
Several days: Usually as the swelling subsides the pain will subside with it after the repair, the pain will diminish as the tendon has been repaired and usua ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
8-10 weeks: Usually a complete tear will require about 8 weeks to heal after it is repaired surgically after that it may take another 4-6 months of rehabilita ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
That would depend: How bad the rupture was, and what treatment is being done.....
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience in Podiatry
Depends on treatment: May depend if you had surgical repair or just immobilization. 16 + weeks

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