A 32-year-old male asked:
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?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Brian Chimenti answered
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
Dr. Wenjay Sung answered
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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