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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
The reason To: Take care of something is to ensure the condition does not worsen. Example: a strained posterior tibial tendon in a person with a flatfoot could pot ... Read More
Dr. Thomas Inwood
35 years experience Podiatry
Strain or pull: That always depends on the tendon , level of injury and concomitant pathology .

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
That would depend on: How bad the strain was. Usually, for the most part these are not dangerous injuries but more annoyances that you can't do what you want. Rest, ice, or ... Read More
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
38 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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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
You may: Need to be treated by a podiatrist.
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brandon Macy
41 years experience Podiatry
You may also need: Some form of physical therapy; antiinflammatory medication if you haven't already/ laser therapy--the pain relief kind--can be of help too. There d ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not if they are sub-: -luxing or dislocating. They would have 2 be intact 4 that diagnosis.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Hacking
18 years experience Family Medicine
Snapping tendon: It is possible that over time, the bony callous (thickened area) will consolidate and remodel so that it is thinner, and at that point, the tendon may ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Armstrong
23 years experience Podiatry
Retinaculum: Unfortunately the extensor retinaculum is the housing complex for the tendons. Keep looking for a surgeon to repair. A brace will help short term, but ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Technically : Yes it can. It helps if the foot was rested though.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
15 years experience Podiatry
No: There are no medications. Tendons either heal on their own or are surgically repaired.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
See a doctor: How do you know you tore it? If you did didn't the doctor offer a treatment. Usually, a torn tendon is either primarily fixed by suturing it togethe ... Read More

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