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A 22-year-old male asked:

I started jogging about 3-4 km after some days achilles tendon hurts when i jogg so i stoped jogging starts walking 5-6 km nothing hurts while walking lit bit calf hurts sometimes.can overuse of calf muscle cause little bit numbness in feet?

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Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis, DPM
Podiatry 44 years experience
And describing quite well a problem with your Achilles tenant. It is the worst healing injury in the foot and ankle. It can be very difficult to resolve. You need to to learn how to ice massage with ice from a frozen Dixie cup. and stretch your calf and Achilles tendon. While you are walking you are not putting as much stress and stretch in the tendon. Ibuprofen or Aleve is helpful.
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