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A Look at Long-Term Recovery After Rupturing an Achilles Tendon

Achilles Tendon Long Term Recovery

If you have ruptured an Achilles tendon, the road to recovery can be lengthy. Your foot doctor in Sugar Land will guide you through the process and help you understand what to expect at each stage, so you can move past your foot pain and regain your mobility.

Watch this video to hear from a patient who is recovering from an Achilles tendon injury. Once your foot doctor has said you can drive and resume most of your normal activities, you will still need to be cautious about how much weight you put on the injury site. Being active will help prevent stiffness and foot pain, but stick to activities that are approved by your foot specialists until you have healed completely.