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A 35-year-old female asked:

Can achilies tendon be repaired after 16 yrs of injury?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 54 years experience
Depends: If it was a full tear, there is likely scar tissue and no chance to repair tendon. But there may well be techniques to reconstruct surgically in the area of prior trauma. An orthopedic surgeon may have an approach and I will refer your question here on HT.
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