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Causes of achilles tendon numbness

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenith Paresa
Specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Usually not: An Achilles tear is usually not compatible with walking normally. Depending on the mechanic cause of the tear, the Achilles trauma can be associated ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
No: If you have a complete tear walking would be improbable and some numbness can occur from the swelling.

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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffery VanYperen
Podiatry 12 years experience
Maybe: The injection could have also contained a local anesthetic, which can last anywhere between 2 to 12 hours. There is a small chance that a nerve was b... Read More
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
If there was any : Lidocaine in the injection would be normal....
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
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 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Trettin
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
variable: Your symptoms do suggest a nerve stretch injury. To be sure get examined by an ors. Nerve 'stretch' injuries can improve w/in weeks but sometimes take... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
Podiatry 38 years experience
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
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Stein
Podiatry 22 years experience
Yes: Sciatica can cause pain in the area of the Achilles, but does not constitute true tendon pain.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 18 years experience
Many things: Usually achilles tendon tears are caused by rapid contraction of your calf muscle while your foot is being dorsiflexed. Some medical conditions and p... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bradly Shollenberger
Podiatry 36 years experience
Bursitis: Popping of a tendon is usually either chronic dislocating or the tendon rubbing an adjacent structure. Since the achilles really can't dislocate, it i... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
Irritation: If the shoes rubs on the tendon it can irritate the skin and create an itching feeling.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
Tendinitis: Tendinitis or inflammation in the tendon could occur suddenly. Consider anti inflammatory medication, stretching and gel heel pads. If pain persists, ... Read More

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