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How long can I expect to be in a cast with torn achilles?

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Dr. Robert Leland
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle
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In brief: Ask your doctor

There is no "right answer" as different orthopaedic surgeons have varying protocols that can all be acceptable.
Usually immobilization with surgical or non surgical treatment in a cast or boot lasts close to 3 months to allow for adequate protection of the tendon healing.

In brief: Ask your doctor

There is no "right answer" as different orthopaedic surgeons have varying protocols that can all be acceptable.
Usually immobilization with surgical or non surgical treatment in a cast or boot lasts close to 3 months to allow for adequate protection of the tendon healing.
Dr. Robert Leland
Dr. Robert Leland
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1 doctor agrees

In brief: 6 weeks

A minimum of 6 weeks.

In brief: 6 weeks

A minimum of 6 weeks.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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