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what rehab program is appropriate for a ruptured achilles tendon?

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Dr. ISRAEL GRINBERG
41 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Rehab by podiatrist: Your orthopedic surgeon or your podiatrist will recommend you the best rehab program for your specific lesion.
Answered on Jun 20, 2014
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Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Discuss with PT: Best to discuss this with a physical therapist.
Answered on Mar 26, 2013

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No!: For this type of injury, I'd highly recommend seeking professional help in terms of rehab.
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Dr. John Goldman
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No name : Ice, crutches, elastic bandage, elevation, anti inflammatory MEDS, heel lift Exercise, physical therapy You need guidance see your physician
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Dr. ISRAEL GRINBERG
41 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Consult w/ortho surg: After the tendon rupture has been repaired , the massage and physical therapy will benefit the function and the gait.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
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Majority: Almost all certified physical therapists would do functional rehab for Achilles' tendon ruptures. It is a fairly common injury and therapy is used in ... Read More
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