A 40-year-old member asked:
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can you have an achilles tendon injury without having any pain?

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Dr. Eric Bluman
22 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Have Neuropathy?: Any significant injury to the achilles will be painful unless you have neuropathy preventing normal pain sensation.
Answered on Dec 14, 2012

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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RICE: Rest, ice, compression, elevation.
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Dr. Thomas Inwood
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Achilles: This can be treated by either your podiatrist or your orthopod. But an evaluation is in order for sure.

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