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shortening of the achilles tendon

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

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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 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. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Use a heel lift in your shoes to take pressure off the achilles tendon. If persists see a podiatrist.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
7 years experience Podiatry
Anatomy: The achilles tendon is composed of 2 different muscles that start on the back side of your thigh and leg; they join together and then insert on the ba ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ejiro Isiorho
7 years experience Podiatry
Its a Myth: This may be the origin Achilles is the name of the Greek mythological hero of the Trojan War.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
See below: Trauma, cortisone, week end athletes, certain systemic conditions.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
43 years experience Podiatry
Strengthen tendon: Actually when we prescribe exercises for achilles strengthening we are really strengthening the muscle. The best and quickest exercise for this area a ... Read More
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A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kornelis Poelstra
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Achilles' tendon: Just as a plain question, it's hard to answer. Sometimes patients undergo a transfer of one (part of) muscle or tendon to make up for another muscle t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Overuse: It could be over stretch from too much activity. Trauma would create pain.
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