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How to diagnose and manage an acute Achilles tendon rupture


Journal of the American Academy of PAs: August 2009 - Volume 22 - Issue 8 - p 39–43

This complex and disabling injury has several treatment options. Regardless of which treatment is used, PAs should prepare their patients for a long and slow healing process.

David Cary is an assistant professor in the physician assistant program at Nova Southeastern University, Orlando, Florida. He has indicated no relationships to disclose relating to the content of this article.

© 2009 American Academy of Physician Assistants.
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