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What type of doctor treats achilles tendon

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Dukelow
Podiatry 31 years experience
Rest and therapy: An inflamed achilles tendon or achilles tendinitis needs to be treated. By total rest, physical therapy and possible meds. Achilles tendonitis that ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Podiatry 41 years experience
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.

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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mathew John
Podiatry 23 years experience
Foot & ankle doc: Your best choice is to see a podiatrist or and orthopedic foot & ankle doctor. They both have specialized training and see Achilles tendon problem... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
You didnt : Tell us what the problem is and usually there is a conservative treatment for most surgical procedures. What have you done so far?
Dr. Scott Keith
Podiatry 44 years experience
Details.: An operation to do what? Without knowing the specifics of what your doctor's assessment is, it is impossible to either agree or not agree with the pla... Read More
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Dr. Allan Evangelista
Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery 19 years experience
MRI + Exam = Best: You may be okay. But, to avoid potential complications down the road, it is best to see an ankle specialist for proper examination and get an MRI to f... Read More
A 63-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery 54 years experience
NOT SUREWHAT IT MEAN: If just twitching, no injury no pain jusy bothersome or worried i think u can wait. Try ice & wrap.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Podatrist: If you have functional impairment or your quality of life is impacted by this pain consider seeing a podiatrist, your physician, a sports medicine spe... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 49 years experience
Most likely muscle: Hernia, usually there is a sleeve of tissue around that area, sometimes get weak or injured , when you run the muscle get swelling and escaped from th... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
Orthopedic Surgery 29 years experience
Majority: Almost all certified physical therapists would do functional rehab for Achilles' tendon ruptures. It is a fairly common injury and therapy is used in... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Brace and Advil (ibuprofen): Get an ace wrap or ankle brace, and ibuprofen/advil, and take it three times a day with a meal. And be seen as soon as you can be.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
Podiatry 38 years experience
If its a : Retro-calcaneal spur it can really irritate the achilles and sometimes rupture it. If causing pain surgey maybe the best choice if you are an active ... Read More

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