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Get up-to-date on the latest surgical and non-surgical management options for acute rupture of the Achilles tendon. Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
SATURDAY, March 25, 2017 -- Whether your doctor recommends surgery for a ruptured Achilles tendon may depend partly on your age and activity level, foot experts say. The Achilles tendon is a band of t...
(Technical University of Munich (TUM)) Walking, running, sprinting -- every movement of the foot stretches the Achilles' tendon. When jumping, the loads can approach ten times the body weight. Amazing...
A new literature review published in the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons found successful outcomes for an Achilles tendon tear with either minimally invasive surgery or nonsurg...
LAS VEGAS, March 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's Saturday morning–time for your 'weekend warrior' basketball game with the guys. Your team is still undefeated and it feels great to be in the...
High-resolution imaging, composition analysis and mechanical testing provide a new insight into the structure and function of the Achilles enthesis.
(Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology) New research published online in The FASEB Journal suggests that tendon stem may be able to significantly improve tendon healing by regulati...
ENCINITAS, Calif., April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A potentially career-ending Achilles tendon injury for NFL running back Branden Oliver has captured the attention of the Los Angeles Chargers. No one ...
Although simple end-to-end repair of the Achilles tendon is common, many augmented repair protocols have been implemented for acute Achilles tendon rupture. However, whether augmented repair is better...
To report appositional augmentation of Achilles tendon rupture in a toy breed dog with an intact flexor digitorum lateralis (FDL) muscle tendon.
In clinical practice, chronic Achilles tendon ruptures are uncommon. Usually, these lesions are discovered four to six weeks after injuries. More frequently, Achilles tendon ruptures are acute and tre...
Achilles tendon ruptures cause considerable morbidity and functionality reduction. There is lack of consensus regarding the best option for treatment following acute Achilles tendon rupture. Recent st...
Outcomes of nonsurgical management of acute Achilles tendon rupture have been demonstrated to be noninferior to those of surgical management. We performed a cost-minimization analysis of surgical and ...