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What do you do for a torn Achilles tendon besides physical therapy?
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Surgery or nonop Tx
Achilles tendon tears are either treated with nonoperative immobilization in a cast or boot, or by surgery to repair the torn tendon followed by similar immobilization.
Talk with your physician to decide together which treatment option is best for your individual circumstance. No one treatment is right for everyone.

In brief: Surgery or nonop Tx
Achilles tendon tears are either treated with nonoperative immobilization in a cast or boot, or by surgery to repair the torn tendon followed by similar immobilization.
Talk with your physician to decide together which treatment option is best for your individual circumstance. No one treatment is right for everyone.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
In brief: See a surgeon
I would make sure it does not require surgical intervention.

In brief: See a surgeon
I would make sure it does not require surgical intervention.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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