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causes of achilles tendon cramps

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bloome
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
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

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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Achilles: This could simply be strain from overuse and inadequate footwear, or it could be tendonitis but it would be unusual to have bilateral Achilles tendoni ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Pain: It would be unlikely that the tendon repair would be causing your symptoms now. Calf injury, electrolyte problems, DVT or vascular problems possible ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
40 years experience Podiatry
Most commonly it: Is from a foreceful motion with a sudden change in direction which applies a torque to the tendon. Examples are a sudden change in direction when pla ... 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Tendonitis or : Partial tear are most common reasons.Try rest and supportive shoes with slight heel. If still a problem, see specialist.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ernest Isaacson
20 years experience Podiatry
See below...: The diagnosis is clinical- depending on the range of motion and level of pain. Causes are many from genetics, to inactivity to injury to biomechanics ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jordan Steinberg
13 years experience Podiatry
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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: Trauma, cortisone, week end athletes, certain systemic conditions.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
Lack of stretch: If you are not stretching enough and then complicate the issue by trying to exercise by running, etc. You will get a tight achilles. When you overus ... Read More
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