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How long does. It take for an Achilles tendon. To start feeling better?

How long does. It take for an Achilles tendon. To start feeling better?

Depends: Usually, acute achilles tendon injuries should improve in 3 weeks. However, treatment requires a period of strict non weight bearing and possibly physical therapy. Recommend eccentric stretching which can be done on a stair with the heels suspended off and slowly lowering the heel below the ball of the foot. It is important to support the arch with orthotics to reduce strain on the 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


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

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

Achilles: If it was ruptured and repaired my instructions are 6 weeks without weight the 2 weeks in a walking boot. Some can start walking at 4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to rehab a severed Achilles tendon?

Rehab: Rehabilitation for a surgically treated achilles tendon tear can take up to 1 year. If you look at the data on nfl players, it took them 11 months on average to return to the nfl after an achilles tear. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a 2nd Achilles tendon injury take to heal?

Varies: This may depend on how long after the 1st injury occurred, how it is being treated, what type of injury. ...Read more

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Usually how long does it take for achilles' tendon rupture to heal?

Depends on treatment: May depend if you had surgical repair or just immobilization. 16 + weeks ...Read more

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How long does Achilles tendon healing take?

Depends: It depends on the type of injury. Achilles injuries are very susceptible to not want to heal if progressed sooner than necessary. A strain may take up to 6 weeks to heal, whereas a tear may require surgery and up to 6 months with physical therapy. An exam with possible MRI may be needed if you already have not had one yet. ...Read more

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How long does Achilles tendon rupture take to heal?

How long does Achilles tendon rupture take to heal?

Achilles Rupture: It depends on the rehab protocol your doctor uses. Some of the more aggressive protocols let people do sport specific exercises at around 12 weeks. ...Read more

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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

Your achilles tendon attaches from your calf muscle to the ...Read more