A 51-year-old member asked:
how long does. it take for an achilles tendon. to start feeling better?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Frank Holmes answered
22 years experience Sports Medicine
Depends on severity: Achilles tendon problems are notorious for slow healing. This tendon gets relatively poor blood supply compared to other soft tissue structures. Healing is dependent on many factors: severity of injury, age of patient, ability to rest from aggravating activities and success of various treatment measures. Some may overcome tendonitis in 2 weeks while it may take others up to a year.
Answered on Apr 1, 2013
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