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severed achilles tendon

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mihalich
20 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
3 to 6 months: Achilles tendons take about 3 months to heal and 3 months to rehab. Return to competitive sports is usually six months minimum.
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A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience Podiatry
Severed: A rupture of the achilles tendon causes a mess in the area. It's like looking at spaghetti packed in grape jelly. It really should be repaired as oppo ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be seen!: Certainly would want to be seen immediately; it may be becoming infected among other possible issues.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
No: No specific name for this phobia.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes: The proximal or distal biceps or the rotator cuff are the most common tendons injured when shoveling.
A 89-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
Stretch: If the flexor tendon is too tight it will also cause cramping of the arch area. You need to stretch out your great toe by hyperextending it gradually ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Mass
45 years experience Hand Surgery
Yes and no: Rehab is possible for a small rotator cuff tear. Surgery is necessary for a bicep, achilles or patellar tendon rupture.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
I would try: And figure out what stresses are being placed on the tendon.....For whatever the reason it seems the peroneals have alot of pressure on them.....I wo ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Evangelista
18 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Yes.: Yes, it can be repaired, replaced, or reconstructed.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Possible: Sometimes tendonitis will resolve with rest.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
It should: If you are taking care of it.
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
That is a very com--: Plex problem that you have. Is it in the same arm or elbow area? Is this from an injury? Without being seen ; examined/investigated, its difficult ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Yes: It is a significant knee injury it will need to be surgically repaired and then immoblized for 6-8 weeks to allow healing. If it is not repaired, ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vinod Panchbhavi
34 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Crepitus: In acute paratendonitis, there is crepitus on palpating the tendon area along with tenderness.
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Meeta Pancholi
25 years experience Podiatry
Yes: the cavus is the bone position typically as in your condition at the heel. A bone cut can be made to align the heel. The retinacular repair can be d ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Farber
23 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Not likely. : There are times when the two are related but that's usually because if underling autoimmune disease.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Physical exam: An xray will not directly show a patellar tendon rupture, however, typically your knee cap will be further up your leg than normal. The xray will als ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Your question is???: What is your question? Making a statement is not asking a question. Ii assume you have discussed your options with an orthopedist.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Roh
22 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Sciatic heel pain: Sciatic pain localized to the heel and achilles tendon is most likely related to compression and/or irritation of the s1 nerve root. The dermatomal di ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See beloe: It is usually a hyperextention injury.
A male asked:
Dr. Steven Heath
33 years experience Family Medicine
Acupuncture: AP can have anesthetic properties, but healing is mostly a function of time, proper nutrition and gradual rehabilitation. Scarring is difficult to av ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lee Wittenberg
20 years experience Podiatry
Tenosynovitis: Tenosynovitis means inflammation of the internal lining/membrane of a tendon. The Flexor Hallucis Longus or Flexor Digitorum longus tendons run along ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hasan Khondker
12 years experience Internal Medicine
It could be: tendonitis and you may benefit from some fluid drainage..consult with your orthopedist
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