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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Achilles Tendon Ruptures: There is a Place for No Surgery

In our clinic, when the patient sees me, I give them a choice between surgery and non-surgical repair of achilles tendon injuries. I have not heard a lecture on conservative treatment of achilles ruptures in 20 years, but it is still an important consideration for many patients.

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