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why do the achilles tendon in my feet hurt

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Could be: This might be from spurs, but it sounds like you have multiple tendons involved. This is more likely from footwear that is not fitting right

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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
26 years experience Emergency Medicine
See below: Plantar fasciitis causes similar symptoms. An evaluation with your doctor, orthopedist or podiatrist will help.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Plantar fasciitis: See a podiatrist for definitive therapy. You may need medicine, foot supports or orthotics. Get advice about the best possible footwear for your condi ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Sysyn
27 years experience Pediatrics
Stretches do help: A fellow sufferer here, as well as several MDs in our practice. The stretches on the link below do help, you will see progressive improvement. We all ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Please consult : With your surgeon. With any tendon lengthening procedure there will be some degree of weakness. This is inherent in the procedure. Muscle/tendon stren ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Wittenberg
53 years experience Podiatry
Muscular weakening.: When you have a muscle lengthened, you lose at least one grade of muscle strength. It can take up to a year before the muscle returns to 'somewhat' no ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
49 years experience Podiatry
Time: The achillis takes a long time to heal. Are you under the care of a physical therapist? Check back with the surgeon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
31 years experience Podiatry
Shoes and orthotics: More supportive shoes and orthotics may be required. Prper stretching techniques and physical therapy may also be helpful. Consult with podiatrist for ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharon Joag
19 years experience Podiatry
Leg- heavy & tight: Have you had a history of injury to your leg or ankle? Have you been involved in strenuous activities lately where you used your legs, such as walking ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
Ankle: Heel lifts and heel stretches including wall stretches would be good to do to improve the problem.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Morell
29 years experience Rheumatology
Not: Typically as should lumbar disc herniation.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Keith
44 years experience Podiatry
Over used heel.: It sounds like you are describing a posterior calcaneal spur with associated Achilles tendinitis. Stopping, or severely reducing, the pull of the Ach ... Read More
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Dr. Rowlin Lichter
72 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Sprain or fracture: Was it x-rayed? If it is not a missed fracture or widened mortise, your inactivity could be a cause. Failure to dorsiflex your foot fully will cause ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
You may of : Overcompensated and now have both achilles tendinitis and plantar fasciitis. Stretching exercises are good for these problems. Wearing a night splint ... Read More
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