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Had Achilles' tendon repaired for the second time. I came home with no boot or cast is unusual ? It as for a partial tear.

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Dr. Audie Rolnick
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Quite

after an Achilles repair should be necessary to protect the surgical repair

In brief: Quite

after an Achilles repair should be necessary to protect the surgical repair
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In brief: INITIALLY

Usually a cast is utilized initially but ROM and functional rehab directed by your surgeon and therapist at some point actually strengthens the repair.

In brief: INITIALLY

Usually a cast is utilized initially but ROM and functional rehab directed by your surgeon and therapist at some point actually strengthens the repair.
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