Achilles Tendinosis

Post-Surgical Timeline

  • Day 0-14: Non-weight bearing in a splint with strict elevation
  • Week 2-4: NWB in a cast
  • Week 4-12: CAM walker boot with partial weight bearing. Begin formal physical therapy at week 6
  • Month 3-6: Transition out of boot into a sneaker; Return to many normal activities of daily living; Continued physical therapy
  • Month 6-12: Will continue to see improvement and gradual return to sports