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Consult Request Guidelines
for Achilles Tendon Rupture
Achilles Tendon Rupture
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
Patient should be splinted with the foot pointing down (equinus)
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
Most Achilles tendon ruptures are treated surgically.
Final operative decision is made on an individual patient's health and needs.
within 1 week
How to Get Results to Consultant
UMHS Patients: See CareWeb
External Patients: Patients must obtain and hand carry hardcopy radiographic studies (MRI/CT/X-rays)
Clinic Contact Information
Clinic Location Sites
Ann Arbor - South Main Orthopedics
UM Consulting Physician
Anish Raj Kadakia, M.D.