Achilles Tendon Repair - Non-Surgical Techniques

Dr. Alastair Younger, MB, Ch.B, M.Sc, Ch.M, F.R.C.S.(C), Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, discusses non-surgical achilles tendon repairs.

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Dr. Alastair Younger, MB, Ch.B, M.Sc, Ch.M, F.R.C.S.(C), Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgeon, discusses non-surgical achilles tendon repairs.
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Featuring Dr. Alastair Younger, MB, Ch.B, M.Sc, Ch.M, F.R.C.S.(C), Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Su

Presenter: Dr. Alastair Younger, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Vancouver, BC

Local Practitioners: Orthopaedic Surgeon

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The risks of having an Achilles tendon injury can increase with age as the tendon can degenerate over time with the aging process. 

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Non-surgical repair of an Achilles tendon tear requires the patient to wear a cast and to adhere to no weight bearing restrictions. 

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An Achilles tendon rupture is much easier to fix early on in the injury verses later on if left untreated.

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