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I refuse to have surgery on Achilles tendon injury. What else can I do?
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In brief: Several things
Immobilization may help especially it there is a tear. Physical therapy, epat.

In brief: Several things
Immobilization may help especially it there is a tear. Physical therapy, epat.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: Suffer for a while
Then you will likely have a limp and calf muscle atrophy, with compensatory pain of knee and hip an low back.

In brief: Suffer for a while
Then you will likely have a limp and calf muscle atrophy, with compensatory pain of knee and hip an low back.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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