Should Achilles Tendon Rupture Patients Wait to Bear Weight?

JBJS study examines effects of weight-bearing during conservative treatment

Jennie McKee

Immediate weight bearing following nonsurgical treatment of acute Achilles tendon rupture may offer benefits to patients, according to the results of a Danish study published in the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) (Sept. 17, 2014).

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