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A 32-year-old member asked:

What is the best way to fix an achilles tendon injury?

3 doctor answers7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 34 years experience
Achilles injury: Depends on extent & duration of the injury. Best to consult your doctor for referral to orthopedic specialist.
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Dr. Ronald Oberman
Podiatry 33 years experience
Depends on injury: This depends on the type and severity of injury. Is it a strain, tear or rupture. Treatment could be rest, immobilization or surgery.
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Dr. Alan Ettinger
Podiatry 51 years experience
Rest: Ice, elevate, nsaids. See a dr. To make sure you do not have a tear
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What is the best way to strap up an Achilles tendon injury?

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Dr. Arnold Beresh
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Brace: Best to use an ankle brace to support the achilles tendon and reduce the motion of the ankle and foot.
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