Surgery for Achilles Tendon Rupture
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This surgical procedure is used to repair a ruptured Achilles tendon, the large tendon that travels down the back of the ankle. This procedure will help the tendon heal properly, restoring function to the foot and ankle.
What is surgery for achilles tendon rupture?
This detailed video explains the entire process of achilles tendon rupture surgery, including preparation, tendon repair, end of procedure and after care. The incision is closed with sutures or surgical staples. The patient can typically resume normal activities within four to six months.