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bruised achilles tendon

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Those darn ankles: Sounds to me like you have done some degree of damage to the soft tissue that envelops the ankle. There could also be some bone damage. I strongly sug ... Read More
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A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
May: Have achilles tendonitis. This can be caused by over use. I suggest you see a podiatrist.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
11 years experience Podiatry
Tendinitis: It is true that Cipro (ciprofloxacin) and Levofloxacin can cause tendinitis, especially in the Achilles tendon. They also put your tendons at risk of ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rothwell
23 years experience Family Medicine
Torn achilles: You will need to have it surgically repaired. No other option. The recovery is quite lengthy in most cases. The DX is easy and a MRI is needed to d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: You will need at least to immobilize it or you may need surgery to repair it.
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomman Kuruvilla
21 years experience Podiatry
Allograft: You can receive what they call an allograft achilles' tendon from a cadaver. I have only done two of these such type procedures and are very prone to ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Physical therapy: Unfortunately(or fortunately depending on your point of view) most of the treatments for Achilles tendon injuries revolve around a good physical thera ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Tendonitis: When the tendons are injured in some capacity this is the feeling you get. Ice them and consider heel lifts inside ths hoes about a quarter inch to al ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Callahan
23 years experience Podiatry
Calf muscles: The gastrocnemius and soleal muscles become the achilles' tendon at the myotendinous junction. If these muscles are tight you will feel it in the achi ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Leland
30 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Depends: Achilles tendon "injuries" may include complete ruptures, degenerative tears, tendonosis, and tendonitis. Treatment varies significantly depending on ... Read More
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