The recovery time for Achilles tendon surgery is six months, according to WebMD. Expect to wear a cast for the first six to 12 weeks of recovering from surgery. Most surgeries do not take place until the swelling comes d... More »

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The recovery period for an Achilles tendon surgery is approximately six months but can vary based on the patient's overall health condition, age and ability to rehabilitate, explains WebMD. Patients commonly wear a cast ... More »

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A return to full activity after undergoing surgery to repair a torn Achilles tendon takes between six and 12 months, according to the University of California, San Francisco. However, most patients start walking comforta... More »

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The recovery period for an Achilles tendon surgery is approximately six months but can vary based on the patient's overall health condition, age and ability to rehabilitate, explains WebMD. Patients commonly wear a cast ... More »

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The lengthening of the Achilles tendon through surgery is done to extend a tight Achilles tendon, according to American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society. A successful procedure improves the patient's range of motion in t... More »

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The best ways to treat an Achilles tendon injury include ice packs, an elastic bandage wrap, taking ibuprofen, resting and doing some stretching exercises, according to WebMD. Most often the above treatments take care of... More »

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Pain and injury to the Achilles tendon are usually caused by tendinitis, which is triggered by overuse, an increase in physical activity, high heels, flat feet or overly tight muscles, according to WebMD. Sudden movement... More »

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