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What is the recovery time for an Achilles tendon rupture?
Once the cast is removed, the initial therapy is passive exercises to regain
mobility in the ankle joint. After several weeks, more strenuous resistance
exercises are incorporated. This is then followed by gait training exercises
after about two to three months following the initial treatment. Return to
routine activities usually occurs at four to six months. The recovery phase is dependent on the
patient's motivation, desired activity levels, and the quality of the physical