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How long is recovery from a ruptured Achilles?

Recovery from an Achilles tendon rupture will depend a bit, naturally, on the patient and severity of the injury. When casting is used to immobilize the affected tendon, there will be several weeks of exercises used to regain mobility and strengthen the tissue. Gait training exercises may be performed for two to three months following initial treatment.

Return to normal activities often happens around four to six months after treatment. This can vary based on desired activity levels and a patient’s adherence to post-operative instructions.

Your recovery from a rupture begins with proper treatment for the condition. You can find the care you need for these injuries at Richardson Podiatry Associates. Don’t hesitate to reach out and contact us if you would like additional information or need to schedule you an appointment with our Richardson, TX office. You can connect with us by calling (972) 690-5374 or using our online form on our website.