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Achilles Rupture Surgery
I have a reaction to steri strips for my Achilles rupture surgery 2 weeks ago. What can I put on the hives? Itchy and painful, don't want to scratch.
See your surgeon: Achilles' tendon repair incisions can be 'tricky' as the tendon is nearly subcutaneous. Any non- healing wounds here or incisional 'rashes' should be seen by your surgeon promptly to avoid skin/ wound breakdown.In my experience the reaction to the steri-strips is usually a reaction to the benzoin used to keep the strips' sticky'and not the strips themselves. See your surgeon! Best of Luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: Get approval from your doctor.. Biggest problem with being seated for a prolonged period of time, it can cause undo swelling so you need to keep it elevated as much as possible (first class seat) . There is also the increased possibility of getting a blood clot (DVT) of the leg. Some rec: wiggly your toes as much as possible to keep blood moving and take baby aspirin. Possibly need Lovenox (enoxaparin) shot. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm just after Achilles tendon rupture surgery. What should I do/not do to speed up the healing process? Any medicals/food complements? Thank you ;)
A rough injury: Any orthopedic, podiatrist, or pmr specialist feel free to add detail: my pcp advice is simply rest, ice, oral and/or topical anti-inflammatories, and gentle, progressive foot stretching exercises. Follow your surgeon's plan. In addition to pt, eating a high protein diet and adding multivitamins to provide the nutrients needed to speed healing may help time is what it truly takes! take care. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long should you wait to fly from london to australia after having ruptured Achilles tendon surgery?
Depends: If you are in a cast and the ankle immobilized, flying carries a higher risk of developing a DVT (deep vein thrombosis or blood clot in the leg). If you are walking around than it should be fine. But ideally you should wait until your ankle is not immobilzed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can happen: Blood once it is out of a blood vessel just goes to the lowest point. (you pour water into an upright glass it goes to the bottom). A rupture of the achilles tendon as well as the attendant surgery can causing bleeding. If you do not keep the foot higher than your heart or dangle it too much it follows the path of least resistance and can end up in your toe(s). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
How long should you wait to drink alcohol after a ruptured Achilles tendon surgery if not on meds?
A very long time.: We know that alcohol has negative effects on your cerebellum which is related to balance and coordination. And we also know that people who drink suffer falls. It would be a rare day that i would take a chance like that after needing surgery for a ruptured achilles tendon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I've recently ruptured my achilles' tendon about 4/5 inches up from the heal. Does this need to have surgery to heal?
See a podiatrist : U must see a podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon now! ...Read more
Re-ruptured my Achilles tendon. 24-year-old male, initial injury February 13, just re-ruptured this past Saturday, May 27. Surgery?
More than likely.: More than likely a Achilles repair is in your future. ...Read more
Achilles Tendon: Achilles tendon ruptures treated conservatively by casting without surgery can take 1-2 months to heal depending on severity. In bad cases these injuries usually require surgery. Your orthopedic specialist can inform you specifically to your case. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a soleus or Achilles rupture heals incorrectly due to never seeing a doctor, would it require surgery to correct the issue?
Depending on time: Depending on the severity of the tear and how long you went without medical treatment. If it is truly ruptured u will need surgery to repair. The Achilles tendon is a very strong tendon. If not repaired properly you may have problems for the rest of your life. ...Read more
Orthopedic surgeons say surgery and surgery/conservative for my achilles rupture, but no script for pt has been given to me. Do I need a script?
Not initially: The initial, nonoperative treatment for an Achilles' tendon rupture is usually some form of immobilization such as a cast or boot. During this tile of immobilization, the goal is rest and hopefully healing. Therapy does not really have a lot of benefit during this time. After healing occurs, therapy can be an alternative to work on strength and motion. Discuss with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Achilles tendon rupture seven months ago i had surgery to repair a complete rupture of my Achilles tendon. I'm still having pain and soreness. Is that normal? Will it ever go away?
How long on average does a person take to start driving again after surgery for a ruptured Achilles in the right foot?
I have had two foot reconstructions. The last surgery i had a z cut done on my achilles' I am suffering from tendonitus can my tendon rupture easier?
I had surgery to repair an Achilles tendon rupture 4 wks 3 days ago. Moonboot being worn. Red sores appear on scar 3 days ago. Should I be concened?
Achilles Tendon Rupture, I am 8 months since surgery and I cannot do a single leg calf raise. When I try this knee bent I get about 3 cm then it gets stuck and I can't push any higher, but straight leg with no weight bearing I can get full range. ?
Takes a long time: Regaining range of motion after this will take a long time. Continue to push it with your current exercises and consider passive stretching with therabands ...Read more
How long does achillies tendon take to attach after surgery and can it rupture again while healing?
Achilles Tendon Surg: Surgeries to fix the achilles tendon typically bring the ends of the torn tendon together and have some further reinforcement. Then there is a period of immobilization of 4 to 8 weeks. For every day the achilles is immobized, it typically takes that amount of time to regain enough strength to avoid re-rupture. Therefore, 8 weeks immobilized and then 8 weeks to regain strength. Dr rich blake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Achilles Tendon: There are a lot of options prior to surgery for achilles tendon calcification pathology. Physical therapy, wearing supportive open backed shoes, antiinflammatory medications, rest. Although you may be at risk for heel cord rupture, it's not definitive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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