- Combined conservative and orthotic management of acute ruptures of the Achilles tendonRichard G H Wallace
Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
J Bone Joint Surg Am 86:1198-202. 2004..At our institution, a well-documented and structured program of nonoperative management of Achilles tendon rupture with use of casts and a removable orthosis was developed...
- The non-operative functional management of patients with a rupture of the tendo Achillis leads to low rates of re-ruptureR G H Wallace
Ulster Hospital Dundonald, Upper Newtownards Road, Dundonald, Belfast BT16 1RH, UK
J Bone Joint Surg Br 93:1362-6. 2011..Our rates of re-rupture are similar to, or better than, those published for operative treatment. We recommend our regime for patients of all ages and sporting demands, but it is essential that they adhere to the protocol...