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why it is important that tendons do not stretch

A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Bailie
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
IT band: See a sports physical therapist for one visit and they can show you how to stretch the it band and use a foam roller.
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Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several: The condition is sometimes known as ileotibial band syndrome and is a common cause of hip pain. Another common germ for it is tensor facia lat a synd ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Frank Smith
29 years experience Podiatry
Get an MRI asap : I would get an MRI you want to make sure you do not have a tear.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
36 years experience Podiatry
Work on....: Really stretching out your achilles tendons! if you don't know how to do this already, visit youtube and do a search for these types of exercises. T ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Carefully: If your achilles is already injured you need to be careful to not overstretch and risk rupture.
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
56 years experience General Surgery
Possible: See your tos surgeon, and physical, therapist!
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Yes: Stop. Follow up with a foot/ankle doc. See what the problem is before possibly making a condition worse.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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No.: If you do regular stretching you will maintain the muscle fibers at maximum length. If you stop they can contract and become relatively shortened. The ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Einbecker
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: How did they get shortened? Physical therapy can help get fingers moving again after an injury.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Eccentric : Excercises, kindly google for demonstrations....
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Clarify...: I'm sorry, but the question that you are asking is not clear to me. Please rephrase and ask again.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Arbes
44 years experience Podiatry
Tendinitis: Good question. There are 3 tendons that pass through the tarsal tunnel, the posterior tibial being the " most important" a lateral wedge promotes pro ... Read More
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