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what is the rehab following achilles tendon repair usually involve?
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Dr. Edward Neilsen answered
18 years experience Family Medicine
Strength and ROM: Typically after an Achilles repair rehab involves strengthening the muscles of the lower leg/ankle, while increase rom (range of motion) and flexibility. It is an area that must be rehabbed carefuly, as reinjuring the tendon is possible and certainly not ideal.
Answered on Feb 18, 2015
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