UK Study of tendo Achilles Rehabilitation is a multicentre randomised clinical trial sponsored by the University of Oxford.

Sponsor: University of Oxford
Funding Acknowledgement:
National Institute for Health Research Health Technology Assessment Programme (project number 13/115/62). 

The trial is comparing the plaster cast versus walking boot treatment for non-operatively managed Achilles ruptures and is funded by Health Technology Assessment - National Institute of Health Research. The Chief Investigator is Prof Matt Costa, whose research interest is in clinical and cost effectiveness of musculoskeletal interventions. He is Chief Investigator for a series of randomised trials supported by grants from the UK National Institute of Health Research and Musculoskeletal Charities.

As a potential patient click For patients to find more information relating to your treatment, download our Patient Information Sheet and contact the UKSTAR Trial Team if you have any questions.

If you are an investigator or involved in the trial's research team you can navigate For the research team pages for further information relating to the UKSTAR Trial.

These pages give you a full overview of the UKSTAR trial, along with links to downloading key trial documentation.