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Achilles Tears: The Debate Continues

Achilles Tear the Stone Clinic
Achilles tendon ruptures are in the news. Season-ending, will take a year to come back, terrible injury…such verdicts fill the headlines. Why?

The moment you tear it is the moment to repair it.

The moment you tear it is the moment to repair it. The Stone Clinic
Almost all orthopaedic injuries are best repaired immediately. The old “wait and see” for most joint injuries has been proven to lead to scar tissue, loss of motion, and arthritis. With today’s accurate imaging, using repair and reconstructing techniques to restore normal anatomy beats living with deformities.

The Incision Decision

The Incision Decision The Stone Clinic
To cut, or not to cut? To repair, or to let heal? To rehab without fixing? To live with imperfect parts? Each of these questions is faced every day by surgeons and their patients. Here are a few decisions about incisions.

Achilles tendon ruptures: The scourge of the mid-life male athlete

Achilles tendon rupture
Why does Achilles Tendon rupture vex men in the fourth and fifth decades, and why is the repair so troublesome?
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