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Achilles Tendon Rupture (cont.)

Follow-up

  • Consult with an orthopedic surgeon to determine treatment and rehabilitation.
  • Participate in early consultation and regular visits with a physical therapist for range-of-motion and strengthening exercises.
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Achilles tendon ruptures commonly occur to otherwise healthy menbetween the ages of 30 and 50 years who have had no previous injury or problem reported in the affected leg.

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