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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
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Not likely: Could have calf muscle spasms but achilles' tendon 'spasms' i've not heard of. Possibly u strained your tendon and that's what u r feeling. Best of l ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
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You could: Achilles tendon rupture can result from an injury, and the degree of pain and disability depends on how extensive the tear is. Sometimes there is a p ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
A Verified Doctor answered
See below: More information would be nice, such as when it hurts did you injure it. Achilles pain tends to be caused by 2 things. 1. Hyperextension 2. Direct tr ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
A Verified Doctor answered
Achilles' tendon : You may have injured your tendon which can cause by a tendinitis or a partial tear. You should be evaluated if the pain persists.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Rest: Rest, ice, anti-inflammatories can be helpful. If the pain persists, be evaluated by a specialist to make sure you do not have a more serious problem ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
A Verified Doctor answered
Not likely. : There are times when the two are related but that's usually because if underling autoimmune disease.
A 89-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
A Verified Doctor answered
Stretch: If the flexor tendon is too tight it will also cause cramping of the arch area. You need to stretch out your great toe by hyperextending it gradually ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roh
A Verified Doctor answered
Sciatic heel pain: Sciatic pain localized to the heel and achilles tendon is most likely related to compression and/or irritation of the s1 nerve root. The dermatomal di ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Physical exam: An xray will not directly show a patellar tendon rupture, however, typically your knee cap will be further up your leg than normal. The xray will als ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Granberry
A Verified Doctor answered
Stretch.: Hip flexors get tight from sitting. A great hip stretch is the yoga pose "warrior 1". Another safe stretch is to lie on your stomach then flex the kn ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
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They can be..: Peroneus longus, , brevis or both? Longus plantarflexes the 1st metatarsal, to a tear can result in hypermobility and instability which can lead to h ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
A Verified Doctor answered
Compensation.: You are describing the phenomena known as compensation. Any event that alters one's gait can have an effect on many areas of the foot and leg, includi ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
A Verified Doctor answered
Crepitus: In acute paratendonitis, there is crepitus on palpating the tendon area along with tenderness.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes: The proximal or distal biceps or the rotator cuff are the most common tendons injured when shoveling.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bloome
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes: It is not uncommon to experience some cramping or muscle spasms in the calf after an achilles repair. Typically, these symptoms resolve after a week ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
A Verified Doctor answered
Possibly...: While this is possible, it is not usually the case. See a podiatrist for conservative treatment and preventative measures.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
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No: Pinched nerves will not create these problems. If the way you walk is altered enough from the nerve pain, you may develop a tendinitis or heel pain a ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes,possibly: Patellar maltracking can cause knee pain and instability. Anything that causes knee pain may result in muscle spasms about the knee.See your ors for e ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctor answered
Not directly: It can cause a person to alter gait and put increased stress on the knee. Also, this are some arthritis conditions that can cause inflammation of the ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
A Verified Doctor answered
Over use: Achilles tendinitis is often a running injury or other sport-related injury resulting from overuse, intense exercise, jumping, or other activities tha ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
A Verified Doctor answered
Not fun: Achilles is a major tendon in the leg which plays important role in foot function. Ruptures are sometimes treated via cast immobilization and other ti ... Read More
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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Stein
A Verified Doctor answered
Yes: Sciatica can cause pain in the area of the Achilles, but does not constitute true tendon pain.
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A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
A Verified Doctor answered
It is possible: Because ankle multiple ankle sprain effect the ankle joint and the muscles around it.
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctor answered
Your question is???: What is your question? Making a statement is not asking a question. Ii assume you have discussed your options with an orthopedist.
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