What is Achilles tendon repair?

Category: Surgeries

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The Achilles tendon is the tendon that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. A repair may be necessary if the Achilles tendon is no longer functioning properly. This is usually caused by traumatic injuries, congenital or degenerative tissue disorders, or the result of wearing of the body.

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Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Achilles tendon repair

Side effect Patients
Pain in left foot 1

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Currently having Achilles tendon repair

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1

Stopped having Achilles tendon repair

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Less than 1 month 3
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