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Section: CME Category: Trauma & Sports Medicine

Acute Achilles Rupture and Rehabilitation

Amol Saxena, DPM

Amol Saxena, DPM will cover current research findings and outcomes of acute mid-substance Achilles tendon rupture and repair concepts, including rehabilitation concerns. The viewer will learn a percutaneous method of repair and which sutures are better tolerated.

CME (Credits: 1)

Method of Participation

Complete the 4 steps to earn your CE/CME credit:

  1. Complete the Pre-Test
  2. View the Lecture
  3. Complete the Quiz (Min. 70% Passing Score)
  4. Complete the program Survey
Goals and Objectives
  1. Learn which suture type has less complications
  2. Understand which Achilles tendon repair has less complications
  3. Be introduced to a modified percutaneous technique
  4. Learn that over-lengthened Achilles has poor prognosis
  5. Understand when to begin certain aspects of rehab
  • Accreditation and Designation of Credits
  • CME (Credits: 1)

    PRESENT e-Learning Systems is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. PRESENT e-Learning Systems has approved this activity for a maximum of 1 continuing education contact hours

    Release Date: 07/06/2020 Expiration Date: 06/23/2025

  • Author
  • Amol Saxena, DPM

    Palo Alto Medical Foundation
    Department of Sports Medicine
    Palo Alto, CA

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    • Android 10+
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    Amol Saxena Stockholder, AlterG ,Inc Royalties: Trimed, Teleflex & Arthrex Research Funding: Storz Medical & Curamedix