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Achilles Tendon Problems
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Cipro (ciprofloxacin) 6 m0s ago just finished 10 days on levaquin, now Achilles tendon problem will any other area be affected?
Shoulder and knee: The quinolone antibiotics are associated with tendonopathies, degeneration, that may lead to frank rupture of the rotator cuff(shoulder), or infra patellar tendon(knee) as well as the achilles tendon. Please see your orthopedist s for consultation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am 57 yrs.Old, working as a sales assistant. My left Achilles tendon has got a problem. Doctor suggested for an operation. Severe paining.
Details.: An operation to do what? Without knowing the specifics of what your doctor's assessment is, it is impossible to either agree or not agree with the plan of surgery. There are several treatment options to be tried before doing surgery on the Achilles. I can only wonder if these have been tried. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A friend is taking a road trip 6 weeks after Achilles tendon surgery. What problems could he have? What preventative measures should be taken?
R.I.C.E.: Always seek medical evaluation if your condition does not improve with treatment. Briefly, care should begin with ice, rest, and a compressive wrap. Early range of motion is important when pain allows. Medications and physical therapy can be helpful as well. If pain persists, see an orthopedic specialist for further guidance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What to do if i cannot bend my toes inward because my Achilles tendon hurts too much, what is the problem?
Flexor hallucis: It is possible what you are feeling is actually pain involving the flexor hallucis longus tendon eg. The one that bends your big toe down as it proceeds from its muscle belly and courses to the toe it runs in the same area as the achilles' tendon actually beneath it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I' did an Achilles tendon lengthening(z plasty)because I had 6cm equinus problem.6 months after, I still feel my feet weak and my walking is bad. Why?
Muscular weakening.: When you have a muscle lengthened, you lose at least one grade of muscle strength. It can take up to a year before the muscle returns to 'somewhat' normal. You should be in therapy in order ro regain your muscle strength. Consult your podiatrist for exercises or go to a therapist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
You could: Achilles tendon rupture can result from an injury, and the degree of pain and disability depends on how extensive the tear is. Sometimes there is a palpable knot in the back or above the back of the heel, and bearing weight there is quite painful and/or difficult. See a doctor as soon as possible for a proper evaluation. Good luck! ...Read more
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