Rehabilitation of the operated achilles tendon: parameters for predicting return to activity.

@article{Saxena2011RehabilitationOT,
  title={Rehabilitation of the operated achilles tendon: parameters for predicting return to activity.},
  author={Amol Saxena and Brynn Ewen and Nicola Maffulli},
  journal={The Journal of foot and ankle surgery : official publication of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons},
  year={2011},
  volume={50 1},
  pages={37-40}
}
Return to activity (RTA) following Achilles tendon surgery assessment criteria has not been generally adopted. A well-defined postsurgical rehabilitation regimen with 3 distinct criteria, yet easy to measure, can be used to assess the ability of patients undergoing Achilles tendon surgery to return to activity. We studied whether if patients were able to meet all 3 criteria, would this show significance in predicting the ability to RTA within a normal range. A total of 219 patients undergoing… CONTINUE READING
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