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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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How long is it supposed to it take for a ruptured Achilles tendon to heal?

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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How long is it supposed to it take for a ruptured Achilles tendon to heal?

Depends: It depends on how it is treated, immobilization or surgery. Can be up to 6 months. ...Read more

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Walking (Definition)

Your doctor may also suggest a safe exercise plan. Walking is usually the easiest type of exercise, but swimming or other low-impact exercises can work just as well. Exercise is an important way to keep blood sugar in control, and physical activity in pregnancy has been found to decrease the risk ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Does anyone know how long a ruptured Achilles tendon will take to heal?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
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Does anyone know how long a ruptured Achilles tendon will take to heal?

Depends: How bad the rupture was, some shred, some retract greatly, was it surgically repaired? Castes? Left alone? All these things matter. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Is it normal for a ruptured Achilles tendon to be excruciatingly painful a week after?

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Is it normal for a ruptured Achilles tendon to be excruciatingly painful a week after?

No: If the area has been treated and immobilized the pain and swelling should be receeding. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Can you tell me how I could deal, non-surgically, with a ruptured Achilles tendon?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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Cast: Or even walking boot with heel lifts in it. ...Read more

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Dr. ISRAEL GRINBERG
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What rehab program is appropriate for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

Dr. ISRAEL GRINBERG
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Rehab by podiatrist: Your orthopedic surgeon or your podiatrist will recommend you the best rehab program for your specific lesion. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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What is the cpt code for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

Dr. Steven Sheskier
Board Certified, Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
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ICD-9 code 727.67: Cpt codes are used for achilles tendon treatment ; cpt: 27650 ( primary repair), 27652 (primary repair with graft); icd codes are used to code the diagnosis in icd-10for an achilles tendon tear that resulted from a traumatic event (such as coming down from a jump shot in basketball), you should report 845.09 (sprains and strains of ankle and foot; ankle. ...Read more

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Dr. Raymond Stolarski
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How long does a ruptured Achilles tendon take to heal after treatment?

Dr. Raymond Stolarski
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Achilles rupture: It depends on whether this is treated nonsurgical vs. Surgical and the degree of the tear. ...Read more

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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How long do I have to abstain from alcohol after a ruptured Achilles tendon surgery?

Dr. Arnold Beresh
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See below: You should at least wait until you are off all pain medication. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
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What's the best ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What's the best ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

See your doctor: As a decision to operate or not needs to be made. Having said that bledsoe makes a nice achilles tendon brace. But, you should be followed by a doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Oliver Wang
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Which is the most effective ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

Dr. Oliver Wang
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Bauerfind!!!!!: If you are asking about a brace after the tendon has been repaired, i recommend a bauerfind achilles tendonitis ankle brace. It is a neoprene sleeve with soft gel padding on both sides of the achilles' tendon. ...Read more

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