Factors associated with calf muscle endurance recovery 1 year after achilles tendon rupture repair.

  title={Factors associated with calf muscle endurance recovery 1 year after achilles tendon rupture repair.},
  author={Geoff P. Bostick and Nadr M. Jomha and Amar A. Suchak and Lauren A. Beaupre},
  journal={The Journal of orthopaedic and sports physical therapy},
  volume={40 6},
STUDY DESIGN Cohort study. OBJECTIVES To describe calf muscle endurance recovery and to explore factors predictive of poor calf muscle endurance recovery 1 year after surgical repair of an Achilles tendon rupture (ATR). BACKGROUND ATR is a common sports-related injury and is often managed with open surgical repair. After ATR repair most patients return to usual activities 6 months after surgery. However, calf endurance impairment can persist up to 6 years, possibly impacting performance of… CONTINUE READING
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