Factors Associated to Return to Sport after Surgical Repair of Achilles Tendon Ruptures. A Clinical and Functional Retrospective Study

SUMMARY Background. The factors that influence a successful return sport following Achilles tendon rupture repair have not been identified. Furthermore, the extent of heel-rise height index (HRHI) and Achilles tendon resting angle (ATRA) as indicators of AchilĀ­les tendon function recovery are unclear. Methods. We included 94 subjects who underwent a first unilateral Achilles tendon repair … Continued