Tag Archives: achilles rupture

Achilles Tendon Surgical Repair

achilles tendon surgical repair

Surgical management post-achilles rupture In the last blog we discussed achilles ruptures and conservative management. As mentioned in the last post, we have seen an up-tick in achilles ruptures presenting to us lately. We suspect this is linked to a return to team sport and explosive loading of the achilles post covid. Running, jogging and […]

Torn achilles – conservative management or surgery?

Torn achilles conservative approach or surgery

Multifactorial approach to managing a torn achilles This blog will review the causes, signs and symptoms, and early management of a torn achilles; and will discuss the risks and rewards of conservative (non-surgical management). A subsequent blog will look at the surgical approach for achilles rupture management. It is important to note that each patient […]