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How long is it supposed to it take for a ruptured Achilles tendon to heal?

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


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Does anyone know how long a ruptured Achilles tendon will take to heal?

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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Is it normal for a ruptured Achilles tendon to be excruciatingly painful a week after?

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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What rehab program is appropriate for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

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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What is the cpt code for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

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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How long does a ruptured Achilles tendon take to heal after treatment?

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

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What's the best ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

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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Which is the most effective ankle brace for a ruptured Achilles tendon?

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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Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


Rupture (Definition)

When a hollow structure like an blood vessel, a cyst, bladder, bowel, etc bursts we ...Read more


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