A 32-year-old male asked:
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i have a sharp pain behind the achilles tendon. the actual tendon does not feel sensative or painful to the touch. pain when pointing ffoot?

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Heel pain: Could be either retrocalcaneal bursitis or a symptomatic os trigonum. If nsaids orally or topically, ice, stretching, rest & activity modifications are not effective, then see an orthopedic surgeon or podiatrist for further recommendations.
Answered on Dec 20, 2014
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Dr. Wenjay Sung
13 years experience Podiatry
Sports and Rehab: I agree with dr. Brian t. Chimenti answer, and i'd include seeing a sport medicine or rehab doctor to assess if your activities can be modified. I hope this helps.
Answered on May 31, 2013
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