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Though we often see Achilles tendon ruptures in the middle-aged population, it is seen in athletes. Once the tendon has healed from the surgical repair or via conservative treatment, this client will need a post rehab program after discharge from physical therapy. The 3 keys to managing the Achilles rupture in a post rehab setting include:

1) Improve and maintain ROM

2) Increase strength and power in the gastroc and soleus

3) Improve stability for return to functional activities

Follow these 3 keys to establish a safe and effective post rehab program for the Achilles tendon rupture. Click the link below to listen to my description of these 3 keys.

Dr Mike

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