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A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Ouch: First line of treatment is eccentric stretching of the achilles, anti-inflammatories, and modification of the heal counter of the shoe. If conservati ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Achilles in back: If you have pain and point tenderness over the large tendon at the back of the ankle, then yes, think Achilles tendonitis. Burning, though, is sometim ... 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 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 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience Podiatry
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Work on....: Really stretching out your achilles tendons! if you don't know how to do this already, visit youtube and do a search for these types of exercises. T ... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marvin Den
44 years experience Internal Medicine
Tendonitis: See a hand specialist( orthopedist) who can help you.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
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
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
25 years experience Emergency Medicine
See below: Plantar fasciitis causes similar symptoms. An evaluation with your doctor, orthopedist or podiatrist will help.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Start Now.: By the sound of it, likely a fascia injury and possibly some involvement with the Achilles tendon. These are initially treated in the RICE fashion.(re ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neil Horsley
36 years experience Podiatry
Achilles: How bad is your injury? Is there inflammation and pain, a partial rupture, or a complete rupture of the tendon. Depending upon how serious the achille ... Read More
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Dr. Rowlin Lichter
71 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Achilles: If it is thicker than normal it has been injured and has healed with scarring. Be SURE to warm up before exercise even more important now. Us the run ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Is there a : Question? Sounds like you already weld diagnoses achilles tendonitis.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
I don't know.: It could be an irritant or allergic reaction due to clothing or shoes or exercise; or it could be an unusual presentation of athlete's foot; or it cou ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
43 years experience Podiatry
Compensation....: Limping for months, with or without pain, can cause a change in the mechanics of your normal walk. This is known as compensatory change or compensatio ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mihalich
20 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes: Typically, a good stretching program will help alleviate Achilles tendonitis while you continue to dance.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not if they are sub-: -luxing or dislocating. They would have 2 be intact 4 that diagnosis.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Both hurt: Both can be extremely painful and both don't have to. Tendons don't fracture but rather tear or rupture. The mechanism of the break or tear may play a ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Not yet: It is not about the amount of time that has passed. Not a good idea to drive with your right foot until you are not feeling pain. You need your reflex ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pfeifer
39 years experience Trauma Surgery
Go see MD: After a week most minor injuries to the knee should be getting better. The possible injuries are extensive and need to be evaluated by an orthopedist, ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Shields
28 years experience Podiatry
Foot / knee clicking: There are several reasons that this can be. There is no way of knowing from this exchange but you do not have to remain in the dark or put up with it ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elise Sadoun
13 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: Impossible to tell without an exam. Good luck.

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