Published: Aug 2018
ACE Report #10428
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Post-Achilles tendon repair elongation unaffected by weightbearing protocol used after surgery

Study Type:Randomized Trial
OE Level Evidence:2
Journal Level of Evidence:1

The Ruptured Achilles Tendon Elongates for 6 Months After Surgical Repair Regardless of Early or Late Weightbearing in Combination With Ankle Mobilization: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Am J Sports Med. 2018 Aug;46(10):2492-2502. doi: 10.1177/0363546518781826

Contributing Authors: M Kjaer M Krogsgaard C Holm SP Magnusson P Eliasson AS Agergaard C Couppé R Svensson R Hoeffner S Warming N Warming MH Jensen

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