My achilles heel is very sore after resting it for two weeks, how can i fix it and get back to traing?
4 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 45 years experience
Achilles tendonitis: Inflamed Achilles tendons take a long time and careful work to heal. The best things you can do to promote healing are: 1) stretching exercises (plant feet 2-3' from wall and lean forward to the wall to stretch heel cords; 2) get an extensor ankle spling (lightweight boot) [eg., see http://www.Nightsplints.Com/night_splints.Php]. These keep your tendons stretched out at night and really help.
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Podiatry 42 years experience
See a doctor: If you have tried home treatment it's time to see a podiatrist for treatment.
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Podiatry 50 years experience
You: Need to be evaluated. You may need an MRI to see if there is a tear in the tendon.
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Pediatrics 59 years experience
Heel pain: See a podiatrist and possibly get orthotics. Barring that try taking an old kitchen sponge and put it in your shoe thereby reducing the pressure you are putting on your heels.
5.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Jan 21, 2019
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