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A 47-year-old member asked:

Usually how long does it take for achilles' tendon rupture to heal?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Depends on treatment: May depend if you had surgical repair or just immobilization. 16 + weeks
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A 30-year-old member asked:

How long does Achilles tendon rupture pain usually last?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine 40 years experience
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 usually the pain will subside significantly over the first post op week.
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A 38-year-old member asked:

How long does Achilles tendon rupture take to heal?

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Dr. Daniel Hampton
Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
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 38-year-old member asked:

How long does the pain from an Achilles tendon rupture usually last?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 42 years experience
Depends: It depends on how it was treated. Conservative immobilization or surgery.
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A 47-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for an achilles' tendon rupture to heal?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 29 years experience
That would depend: How bad the rupture was, and what treatment is being done.....
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