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What type of cast do you get after Achilles tendon surgery?

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In brief: Varies

A posterior leg splint may be used, or a full cast up to the knee, or a cam walking boot.

In brief: Varies

A posterior leg splint may be used, or a full cast up to the knee, or a cam walking boot.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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In brief: Long leg cast

Usually the initial cast is a long leg(above knee) cast which sometimes i will cut down to below the knee after about four weeks to avoid further knee stiffness.

In brief: Long leg cast

Usually the initial cast is a long leg(above knee) cast which sometimes i will cut down to below the knee after about four weeks to avoid further knee stiffness.
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