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calcification achilles tendon

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Duggan
36 years experience Podiatry
Calcifications: Bone is living tissue and responds to stress esp. At the areas where tendon attaches to bone. Over time the bone reacts to the pull of the tendon and ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Quinolone?: Are you on any antibiotic with Floxin at the end? If so, this would be the likely cause for your problem. If not, consult an orthopedist.
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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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lervasen Pillay
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Ankle pain: it all depends on whether you have previously injured yourself or not. or if you play sports or not. if you are active, it may be posterior ankle impi ... Read More

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