Achilles Tendon Rupture and Recovery: Evidence Based Practice

16.00
Online
Elective
Learning Objectives


  • Describe the anatomy related to Achilles tendon injuries and repair of an Achilles tendon rupture.
  • Describe Achilles tendinopathy and treatment options.
  • Describe evidence based surgical versus non-surgical options for Achilles tendon rupture treatment.
  • Describe the overview of surgical procedure to repair Achilles tendon rupture.
  • State the components of a typical physical therapy rehabilitation plan for Achilles tendon repair rehabilitation and recovery without surgery.
  • Describe the rehabilitation protocol and specific interventions following an Achilles tendon repair.
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Achilles Tendon Rupture and Recovery: Evidence Based Practice

16.00
Learning Objectives


  • Describe the anatomy related to Achilles tendon injuries and repair of an Achilles tendon rupture.
  • Describe Achilles tendinopathy and treatment options.
  • Describe evidence based surgical versus non-surgical options for Achilles tendon rupture treatment.
  • Describe the overview of surgical procedure to repair Achilles tendon rupture.
  • State the components of a typical physical therapy rehabilitation plan for Achilles tendon repair rehabilitation and recovery without surgery.
  • Describe the rehabilitation protocol and specific interventions following an Achilles tendon repair.