Impact of early weightbearing in conservative treatment of Achilles tendon rupture
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OrthoEvidence. Impact of early weightbearing in conservative treatment of Achilles tendon rupture. ACE Report. 2015;4(6):3. Available from: https://myorthoevidene.com/AceReport/Report/7675
Nonoperative, Dynamic Treatment of Acute Achilles Tendon Rupture: Influence of Early Weightbearing on Biomechanical Properties of the Plantar Flexor Muscle–Tendon Complexd A Blinded, Randomized, Controlled TrialJ Foot Ankle Surg. 2015 Mar-Apr;54(2):220-6.
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60 patients diagnosed with acute Achilles tendon rupture and conservatively treated through early mobilization and were randomized to undergo either early weightbearing or non-weightbearing protocols. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the impact of a weightbearing protocol on the recovery of ankle biomechanics when compared to a non-weightbearing protocol. Passive tension in the plantar fl...
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