Achilles tendon repair: Recovery rate improved with early weightbearing
Rehabilitation Regimen After Surgical Treatment of Acute Achilles Tendon Ruptures: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysisAm J Sports Med. 2015 Apr;43(4):1008-16
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9 studies (6 randomized controlled trials (RCT) and 3 quasi-randomized trials) with a total of 402 patients were included in this analysis to identify and analyze postoperative rehabilitation methods following Achilles tendon (AT) repair. Two early postoperative function rehabilitation regimens (within 2 weeks after AT repair) were compared to immobilization after AT repair: early weightbearing wi...
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