What is Tendon repair/reconstruction?

Category: Surgeries

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Tendon repair/reconstruction, is done to replace tendons that are no longer functioning properly. This is usually caused by traumatic injuries, degenerative tissue disorders, or the result of wearing of the body.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Torn peroneal tendon 3 2
Falls 1 0
Improve mobility 1 1
Nerve damage 1 1
Pain in right elbow 1 1
Ruptured posterior tibial tendon 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 2
Moderate 2
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Tendon repair/reconstruction

Side effect Patients
Atrophy of muscles 2
Balance problems 1
Cold sensation in right foot 1
Limited range of motion 1
Loss of manual dexterity 1
Numbness in right foot 1

Show all 14 reported side effects

Duration

Stopped having Tendon repair/reconstruction

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 9
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 1
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 2
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 3
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 2
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 2
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Tendon repair/reconstruction.