Weakness in end-range plantar flexion after Achilles tendon repair.

  title={Weakness in end-range plantar flexion after Achilles tendon repair.},
  author={Michael J. Mullaney and Malachy P. McHugh and Timothy F. Tyler and Stephen J. Nicholas and Steven J. Lee},
  journal={The American journal of sports medicine},
  volume={34 7},
BACKGROUND Separation of tendon ends after Achilles tendon repair may affect the tendon repair process and lead to postoperative end-range plantarflexion weakness. HYPOTHESIS Patients will have disproportionate end-range plantarflexion weakness after Achilles tendon repair. STUDY DESIGN Descriptive laboratory study. METHODS Four-strand core suture repairs of Achilles tendon were performed on 1 female and 19 male patients. Postoperatively, patients were nonweightbearing with the ankle… CONTINUE READING
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