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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brent Rubin
41 years experience Podiatry
Spinning: Spinning may help if you don"t do much standing on the bicycle. However it still does utilize some achilles tendon function.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. E. James Bodmer
44 years experience Podiatry
Swim: When people swim, they normally plantarflex their feet. This takes stress off of the achilles tendon. It helps relax the tendon. Massaging the achi ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Lisch
38 years experience Podiatry
Bike: Biking, and mild elliptical machines are exercises that will not aggravate the achilles. Don't forget to stretch.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Eccentric : Excercises, kindly google for demonstrations....
Dr. Wenjay Sung
14 years experience Podiatry
Achilles stretch : The wall stretch (stretches calf), staircase stretch, runners stretch, towel around the foot and straighten knees slowly, there are many others but di ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
22 years experience Podiatry
Controlled stretch: One-leg calf stretches can be performed by placing your hands on a wall keeping one leg straight behind you and the other bent. Keeping your back heel ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
31 years experience Podiatry
Must be healed 1st: My general rule of thumb is to make sure there is an end to inflammation. The inflammation causes damage in itself. Once things have subsided a stre ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Leland
31 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Need a diagnosis: A "tendon" is rarely "weak." if the muscles that form the achilles (gastrocnemius and soleus) are weak a physical therapy program can be of benefit.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Discuss with: Your surgeon, you don't say how long ago the repair was which may make a difference in the answer.
A male asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Proceed with caution: Anytime one has pain in the Achilles tendon area, extreme care should be taken to avoid any further involvement. More information is needed to make a ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Donald Hohman Jr
13 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Rest: sounds like you have tendinitis. You should give it some time to recover rest, use ice and try some nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications if you ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Simon
38 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Achilles’ tendon strain should be worked up to avoid rupture at your age. Simple stretching, shoe lift or other preventative tx as well as topical or ... Read More
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