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why do the achilles tendon in my feet hurt

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Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience in Family Medicine
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 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sonja Stiller-martin
25 years experience in Emergency Medicine
See below: Plantar fasciitis causes similar symptoms. An evaluation with your doctor, orthopedist or podiatrist will help.
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in 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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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience in 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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
May need orthotics: See a podiatrist for a recommendation on if orthotics could be right for you. If you want to try an over-the-coubter product first, try spenco total ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Maybe they : Need support. Try an arch support.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
Depends on: exact cause of pain. It could be plantar fasiciitis or neuroma. Consult with ortho surgeon or podiatrist.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noahleen Betts
18 years experience in Podiatry
Barefoot Pain: The most common reason for pain when patients walk barefoot include but not limited to fallen archs, decrease fat pad and metatarsalgia.
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ellen Wenzel
13 years experience in Podiatry
Foot and Ankle: This is easily evaluated by a physician that has been trained in the foot and ankle. This would include podiatrists and foot and ankle orthopedists. A ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
You may have : An equinis deformity or contracted steer muscle group whether it be the Achilles' tendon or gastrocnemius muscle. I'm not sure if you wear high heels ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
Plantar fasciitis: Plantar fasciitis, or arch ligament strain is a common cause of heel pain in the bottom of the heel and/or arch. A stress fracture or bursitis typi ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Shin splints: Or tendonitis are possibilities.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Tobin
37 years experience in Podiatry
Strain: With curling toes or push off you are using your foot muscles, it sounds like you are over using these muscles, slow down and wear shoes that provide ... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
This needs medical: Evaluation to determine the best course of action. Consider evaluation by sports medicine specialist, podiatrist or orthopedic surgeon. Take care.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
I only know : Of one way to flex a toe and that would be downward. I am not sure what you mean by a certain way... Having said that the flexor tendon can be puttin ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janet Greenhut
42 years experience in Preventive Medicine
Used to shoes: The skin on your feet is used to being protected by shoes. If you continue to go barefoot the skin on your feet will build up calluses and it eventual ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Achilles tendonitis: Check with orthopedic surgeon, may have a mass, tear, or impinging nerve.
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Get diagnosed first: There are a number of things that can cause pain in the arches of the feet. This is a very nonspecific symptom. I recommend that someone pain in thes ... Read More
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A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Injury: Depends on extent and type of injury. Have it looked at.
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Winters
35 years experience in Podiatry
Common possibilities: HI, with a 5 in. cut on your shin, one must consider possible inflammation reaction to cut / trauma, INFECTION.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neville Lewis
48 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
The : The most likely diagnosis is plantar faciitis. Splinting, orthotics and antiinflammatories will help but examination is important.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Try a heel lift: And possibly try to wear a backless shoe like a clog if possible.....ice is good as is an antiinflammatory....if pain persists seea foot doc.
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Wynn
39 years experience in Podiatry
Foot Pain: The side of your foot could hurt for multiple reasons... Examples are tendonitis, capsulitis, tailors bunion etc. To find out which problem it is see ... Read More
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