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Volume:8 Issue:7 Number:20 ISSN#:2563-5476
ACE Report #12275
Ace Report Cover Foot & Ankle

Comparing Tendon Lengthening After Achilles Tendon Repair in Standard vs Accelerated Rehabilitation

Study Type:Therapy
OE Level Evidence:1
Journal Level of Evidence:1

Comparison of Tendon Lengthening With Traditional Versus Accelerated Rehabilitation After Achilles Tendon Repair: A Prospective Randomized Controlled Trial

Am J Sports Med. 2020 Jun;48(7):1720-1726.

Contributing Authors: KR Okoroha N Ussef TR Jildeh LS Khalil L Hasan C Bench F Zeni E Eller V Moutzouros

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Eighteen patients were randomized into the accelerated or the standard rehabilitation programs. The primary outcome was tendon lengthening. Secondary outcomes included the Achilles Tendon Total Rupture Score (ATRS) and Patient-Reported Outcomes Measurement Information System Pain Interference Short Form (PROMIS PI-SF) score. Results revealed no significant differences in tendon lengthening or pat...

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