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for Achilles Tendon Rupture

Achilles Tendon Rupture
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1) Patient should be immobilized
2) Weight bearing limitations, with crutches, dependent on pain, swelling and instability
3) Ice/Compression/Elevation
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit X-ray to rule out any bone avulsion
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1) Refer to Sports Medicine
2) Most are surgical if complete rupture
3) Occasionally, no diagnosis can be obtained, however a thorough evaluation will be performed and all attempts made to alleviate discomfort
Appointment Timeframe Within 1 -2 days
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry films and reports
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patient: to contact MedSport at Dominos directly at 877-877-9333 or 734-930-7400 option l
Or contact MedSport Brighton at 810-225-8677
Clinic Location Sites Ann Arbor - Domino's Farms
Brighton Health Center
Northville Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Sports Medicine Faculty
Revised on: 01/14/2015