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A 40-year-old female asked:

Ive had pain in the area of my achilles tendon for a month, it makes it difficult to exercise and even painful to walk. can a podiatrist help?

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Dr. Steven Simon
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Yes: Achilles’ tendon strain should be worked up to avoid rupture at your age. Simple stretching, shoe lift or other preventative tx as well as topical or injection tx will provide immediate and lasting benefit.

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