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why my achilles hurt when i jump

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potential injury: Pain is a symptom of injury which can run the spectrum from mild strain to full tear. A full tear is not the current concern since that would prevent ... Read More
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Dr. Ellen Wenzel
14 years experience Podiatry
Have you seen anyone: If you are still having pain after jumping (you didn't specify in what activity) it is worth having a physician take a look at you. Sudden movements i ... Read More

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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
28 years experience Podiatry
Ok and the question: Is? It's still hurting? Was any treatment done?
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Tendonitis: Do you have any idea what activity may have caused your Achilles tendonitis? Since it can recur, you shouldn't perform any exercises that stress that ... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Possibly: It is possible. I would however that you really should use cross training or similar shoes when exercising to avoid just those issues.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brandon Nelson
19 years experience Podiatry
Swelling near ankle : With swelling near you ankle or Achilles tendon it is best to rest until it is evaluated by a physician. This is most likely related to your exercise ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
See below: More information would be nice, such as when it hurts did you injure it. Achilles pain tends to be caused by 2 things. 1. Hyperextension 2. Direct tr ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation. Use a heel lift in your shoes to take pressure off the achilles tendon. If persists see a podiatrist.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
41 years experience Podiatry
Overuse: It could be over stretch from too much activity. Trauma would create pain.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Bloome
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Although a motor vehicle accident is not the typical mechanism to injure the achilles tendon, it could certainly occur. Evaluation by a healthcare pr ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keyvan Ganz
19 years experience Podiatry
Rest and rehab: First rest and ice the tendon to reduce the inflammation. Then stretching(dynamic and static) to reduce the tension on the tendon that causes it to g ... Read More
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