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Achilles Tendon Cramps Symptoms
Trauma/age: Pttd or tear is very common in females. It is usually due to activities, flat foot, shoe gear and possible hormonal changes and pregnancies. The reason why the inside of your heel hurts, it is due the pathway the tendon travels. If MRI has been done and a tear is detected, many things could be done. Bracing, orthotics, and surgery can help. See a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Overuse of: Most definitely, especially if you have begun to compensate for the heel pain by not putting weight on the heel properly. The lifting of the heel to keep it of the ground is causing the calf to fatigue and start cramping. You need to consult a specialist about treating the fasciitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can calf atrophy after ankle sprain lead to plantar fasciitis and achilles problems? If so can calf atrophy be reversed?can plantar fasciitis be cured
Weakest Link theory.: You must have had one heck of a sprain in order to be wearing a cast long enough that would cause calf atrophy. The immobility could have also caused some residual stiffness of the ankle and associated joints. These post immobilization problems can alter your normal ankle and foot mechanics and lead to temporary arch and Achilles problems. Physical therapy could be the ticket to a swift recovery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Heel pain: More likely cause is heel spur where achilles tendon attaches to calcaneus (heelbone), especially in women who wear high heels often. But sciatica is also possibility in one who has degeneration in spine. Heel spurs respond to gradual stretching of achilles tendon (i.e. Lower heels on shoes). See neurologist to determine which source is cause of your pain. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Could lumbar disk bulge cause swelling and thickening of Achilles tendon, accompanied by Achilles pain? Pain and swelling worse after walking uphill.
No: No a hamstring injury is a tear or partial tear of the hamstring muscle / tendon w/ resultant bleeding and mild swelling( mild bruising may be seen on back of thigh or below knee).Cramping can occur secondary to the injury or can be related to metabolic reasons etc. See your physician. Best of luck! ...Read more
Could cellulitis cause achilles' tendon pain and pain in calf almost like stabbing/arthritis pain?
I have levaquin (levofloxacin) induced bilateral Achilles tendinopathy. Tendon pain fluctuates while medial side calf pain and tenderness is constant. Is this normal?
Just make sure you: Don't have a DVT at the sametime. You would not want the achilles tendonopathy to mask a possible dvt. I would obviously avoid any physical exertion as well as you would not want the achilles to completely rupture. This is a big problem witht he quinolone drugs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Torn or inflamed?: If torn it will not flex & stays in a somewhat extended position. It also causes a limp since it is involved in push off. Hurts when it happens & may have some calf cramping, but pain goes away fairly fast. If inflamed it hurts in gait push off, u may deal & hear it squeaking. All attempt 2flex is painfull. Torn = surgical, inflamed= activity modification nsaids, ice rest ? Pt also. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Calf tightness w/ swelling Achilles (and paratendon) + distended unilateral tributary over achilles. Compartment syndrome? Venous? No known injury.
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