4.5 yr functional outcomes with early weight-bearing in non-operative treatment of Achilles ruptures
Early weight-bearing in nonoperative treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture did not influence mid-term outcome: a blinded, randomised controlled trialKnee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Sep;27(9):2781-2788.
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Previous studies have established the success of non-operative treatment following Achilles tendon rupture. 37/60 patients were analyzed in this follow-up study comparing an early weight-bearing protocol to standard weight-bearing protocol during dynamic rehabilitative treatment of acute Achilles tendon ruptures. The primary outcome of interest was the Achilles Tendon Rupture Score (ATRS). Seconda...
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