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Achilles tendon spasm

A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
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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Dr. Otto Placik
Surgery - Plastics 36 years experience
Hurt when squeezed?: If it hurts when squeezed or with passive range of motion, it could be a blood clot. You may want to discuss with your personal physician.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
Podiatry 34 years experience
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
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 43 years experience
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
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
Podiatry 16 years experience
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 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Podiatry 10 years experience
Anatomy: The achilles tendon is composed of 2 different muscles that start on the back side of your thigh and leg; they join together and then insert on the ba... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
Podiatry 10 years experience
Its a Myth: This may be the origin Achilles is the name of the Greek mythological hero of the Trojan War.
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A 65-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 26 years experience
Achilles' tendon: Just as a plain question, it's hard to answer. Sometimes patients undergo a transfer of one (part of) muscle or tendon to make up for another muscle t... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
See below: Trauma, cortisone, week end athletes, certain systemic conditions.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
Podiatry 46 years experience
Strengthen tendon: Actually when we prescribe exercises for achilles strengthening we are really strengthening the muscle. The best and quickest exercise for this area a... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Torres-hodges
Podiatry 25 years experience
Stretching: Key to keeping achilles healthy and functional is to keep it supple by stretching and maintaining flexibility. Proper nutrition and maintaining norma... Read More
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