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sprained ankle achilles pain

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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 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
P.T.: With your history and exam, physical therapy geared to strengthen the tendons about your ankle and improve your proprioception( balance / coordination ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Achilles pain: Sorry about your sprain. Your achilles tendon is a nearby structure and during your sprain, you may have also damaged your nearby structures or the s ... Read More
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Dr. Ashley Vanderloop
12 years experience Podiatry
Being in a cast: or splint during the healing phase of an ankle phase will give calf atrophy. This will be reversed in most patients and get better over time. Plantar ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lauren Elson
15 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Sports med opinion: See a sports med doctor to examine your wrist and make treatment recommendations. If the pain is not getting better, they will image depending on your ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Lots of possiblities: Is the ankle fully healed. If it is, did it heal in good alignment. Could be compensating as a result of injury and putting abnormal stress on other s ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jerome Mueller
50 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Needs evaluation: Partially torn ligaments (spains) may heal satisfactorily with rest and immobilization. The complete tear of the ligament, however, may need surgical ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Either: You need an exam and x-ray to tell the differance.
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 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Not directly: It can cause a person to alter gait and put increased stress on the knee. Also, this are some arthritis conditions that can cause inflammation of the ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Shin Splints: Will cause pain in the leg muscles. It does not cause joint pain.
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A female asked:
Dr. Jason Wilson
16 years experience Emergency Medicine
Yes: If you are compensating for the pain with weight bearing, then you can put more pressure on the heel and and have pain. You can also develop over use ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
29 years experience Podiatry
Gastroc muscle: If the pain is through the back of the knee and extending into the calf and back of the ankle it may be gastrocnemius muscle strain. It would be best ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Elkhalil
21 years experience Podiatry
Pain: can be arthritis and compensating to other side causing pain. It is common issue with plantar fasciitis patient will favor the other side and then th ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: If you have a severe amount of swelling the blood flow could be restricted. See a doctor to be checked.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
See your doctor: There are different possible causes for knee, calf and ankle pain. The most worrisome would be a blood clot. Would recommend an evaluation with your ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Angelo Mitsos
39 years experience Podiatry
See your surgeon: Some of this could be normal for this procedure however vein thrombosis needs to be ruled out.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Injury?: Ankle issues in patients your age most commonly develop from a traumatic or overuse injury. Was there an injury or are you exercising/in training? Ear ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: Either direct trauma or over stretching of the tendons and ligaments.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amy Degirolamo
19 years experience Podiatry
It's possible: It's possible but more likely to occur around the heel and ankle. Make sure you get an x-ray to make sure you don't have a broke bone. Sometimes peop ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Juvenile arthritis?: It may be an inflammatory process. Please see your primary care provider for an evaluation.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Common sense: If it hurts don't do it. It depends on the degree of injury. If not severe, walking using a shoe with good support should be okay.
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 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Not well: Heel pain is usually plantar fasciatis. An ankle brace is not going to relieve heel pain.

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