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Rehabilitation of Achilles tendon ruptures: is early functional rehabilitation daily routine?

Frankewycz, B., Krutsch, W., Weber, J., Ernstberger, A., Nerlich, M. and Pfeifer, Christian G. (2017) Rehabilitation of Achilles tendon ruptures: is early functional rehabilitation daily routine? Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery 137 (3), pp. 333-340.

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Abstract

Ruptures of the Achilles tendon are the most common tendon injuries of the lower extremities. Besides the initial operative or non-operative treatment, rehabilitation of patients plays a crucial role for tendon healing and long-term outcome. As only limited evidence is available for optimized rehabilitation regimen and guidelines for the initial (e.g., first 6 weeks) rehabilitation are limited, ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2017
Institutions:Medicine > Lehrstuhl für Unfallchirurgie
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10.1007/s00402-017-2627-9DOI
Keywords:RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED-TRIALS; ACCELERATED REHABILITATION; NONSURGICAL TREATMENT; SURGICAL REPAIR; WEIGHT-BEARING; EARLY MOBILIZATION; CALCANEAL TENDON; MUSCLE ATROPHY; IMMOBILIZATION; METAANALYSIS; Achilles tendon rupture; Non-operative treatment; Post-operative rehabilitation; Immobilization; Early function; Orthosis
Dewey Decimal Classification:600 Technology > 610 Medical sciences Medicine
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:38668
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