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what is the treatment for tendon laceration?

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Dr. David Laha
Podiatry 38 years experience
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.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

Do doctors see a lot of patients with tendon laceration?

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Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Yes: All surgeons, but especially orthopedic surgeons and plastic surgeons, would consider it to be their "bread and butter.".
A 26-year-old member asked:

What kind of doctor sees somebody for tendon laceration?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Hand suergen: Hand surgeon hand surgeon will be the best choice if could not find orthopedic surgeon and or plastic surgeon.
A 37-year-old member asked:

How much should I get off work due to tendon laceration?

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Dr. Stephen A. Pap
Dr. Stephen A. Pap answered
Plastic Surgery 25 years experience
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 therapy than extensor tendons. In general, most patients should expect a minimum of 3 weeks before they can return to work. In some cases, several weeks are needed before adequate therapy can do its job.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: tendon laceration?

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Dr. Evan Sorokin
Plastic Surgery 23 years experience
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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