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Doctor insights on: Achilles Tendon Hip Flexor Exercise

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Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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My Achilles tendon is in agonizing severe pain in both feet. Absolutely nothing relives the pain. My knee and side of hip even hurts. I can't stand. ?

My Achilles tendon is in agonizing severe pain in both feet. Absolutely nothing relives the pain. My knee and side of hip even hurts. I can't stand. ?

Why are you waiting.: You need to have yourself examined by a specialist and it sounds like it should happen sooner, rather than later. Pain, as you are experiencing, could mean a serious issue is at hand. I suggest a visit to urgent care for direction. ...Read more

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(labral tear-pt & injection haven't helped) surgeon wants to cut hip flexor tendon & repair labrum - is cut necessary? Will it create more problems?

(labral tear-pt & injection haven't helped) surgeon wants to cut hip flexor tendon & repair labrum - is cut necessary? Will it create more problems?

Depends: Depends somewhat based upon your problem. If it is only the label tear itself, then a repair would be sufficient. He seems to think you also have some pathology if the hip flexor itself, which very well may be the case. ...Read more

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I woke up with a pain in my Achilles tendon stopping me from walking on it properly, I have not done anything to provoke this exercise wise. any idea?

I woke up with a pain in my Achilles tendon stopping me from walking on it properly, I have not done anything to provoke this exercise wise. any idea?

Proceed with caution: Anytime one has pain in the Achilles tendon area, extreme care should be taken to avoid any further involvement. More information is needed to make a proper assessment, but be on guard. ...Read more

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What exercise can I do that will not aggravate my Achilles tendon?

What exercise can I do that will not aggravate my Achilles tendon?

Bike: Biking, and mild elliptical machines are exercises that will not aggravate the achilles. Don't forget to stretch. ...Read more

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I get sharp pain in my Achilles tendon during exercise - this has happened for years depite long periods of rest. It doesn't hurt when I walk. Torn?

I get sharp pain in my Achilles tendon during exercise - this has happened for years depite long periods of rest. It doesn't hurt when I walk. Torn?

See orthopedic MD: I would recommend that you consult with an Orthopedic surgeon for this ongoing problem. It is possible that you injured it in the past and are dealing with an ongoing chronic tendinitis. Try stretching your calf muscles prior and after exercising, may help. Most of all, see Orthopedic surgeon for consultation and see if they can offer definitive treatment after thorough evaluation ...Read more

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Can a hip flexor injury cause pain to radiate into the medial knee during exercise?

Can a hip flexor injury cause pain to radiate into the medial knee during exercise?

Hip flexor injury: Pain from injury to the iliopsoas muscle is usually felt in the front part of the hip, depending on the extent of the injury. ...Read more

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I had child hip dysplasia which resulted in a surgical pin before age 2. Now I have terrible hip flexor pain after exercise. Should I call a doc?

I had child hip dysplasia which resulted in a surgical pin before age 2. Now I have terrible hip flexor pain after exercise. Should I call a doc?

Yes: Please consult with an Orthopedic surgeon. It will be advisable to limit excessive use of the joint until you have been evaluated. Take care. ...Read more

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Exercise Or Physical Activity (Definition)

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Achilles Tendon (Definition)

Your achilles tendon attaches from your calf muscle to the ...Read more